The Hoppers lost a hard fought battle against the RiverDawgs in extra innings with a crushing final score of 10-9.
The Hoppers tied the score 9-9 in the top of the eighth, but fell in the bottom of the tenth as the RiverDawgs staged a walk-off on a full count. The Hoppers scored 4 runs in the third inning with both Blake Jackson and Cord Johnson holding RBI’s for the inning. Cole Cummings, Joe Defina, John Michael Reed, MJ Rookard, and Blake Jackson all managed multiple hits for the Hoppers, with a combined 12 hits for the Hoppers. Sam Traver took the loss for the Hoppers as the relief pitcher in the 10th. Traver was preceded by Trey Fields, Sage Holderfield, and Christian Edwards.