Southwest Loses Lead Early In Defeat
Southwest fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 5-1 loss to Ottumwa IA on Thursday. Ottumwa IA scored on a sacrifice fly by Tatem Telfer in the first inning, a single by Brayden Larkin in the first inning, and a groundout by Matthew Mitchell in the second inning.
In the first inning, Ottumwa IA got their offense started. Telfer‘s sac fly scored one run for Ottumwa IA.
Telfer was the winning pitcher for Ottumwa IA. The hurler lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out seven. Marcus Johnson threw one and one-third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Eli Berry took the loss for Southwest. The pitcher allowed two hits and two runs over one inning, walking one.
JT Allen went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Southwest in hits.
Tucker Long led Ottumwa IA with two hits in three at bats.
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