The Hoppers had a big night, taking the W 6-1 against the Paducah Chiefs. The Hoppers were up on the board in the first inning, scoring one on an error. The Hoppers continued to lead, scoring one other run in the first and then a run in the second to bring the score to 3-0. The Chiefs retaliated with one run of their own in the top of the fourth, but the eighth inning sealed the deal for the Hoppers as they collected three runs and brought the lead to 6-1.
Trey Fortner lead the Hoppers on the mound, surrendering only one run on four hits over nine full innings. Fortner collected 12 strikeouts and gave 0 walks throughout the game.
The Hoppers collected 7 hits, with Cord Johnson and MJ Rookard collecting multiple hits. Davis Keller lead the Hoppers with stolen bases, collecting 2 of the total 7 stolen bases of the game.