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New Bloomfield baseball comes up short against St. Elizabeth

by Robby Campbell | September 19, 2023 at 4:00 a.m.

NEW BLOOMFIELD -- The New Bloomfield Wildcats lost to the St. Elizabeth Hornets 11-7 on Monday at Rod Haley Field.

St. Elizabeth (8-2) got on the board in the top of the second inning after Nick Heckemeyer doubled, and New Bloomfield (3-6) committed an error, each scoring one run.

The Hornets scored six runs on three hits in the top of the third inning. Trent Bax singled, scoring three runs, Eli Kemna drew a walk, scoring one run and Gavin Williams singled, scoring two runs.

Sam Luetkemeyer earned the win for St. Elizabeth. He gave up three hits and runs over two innings, striking out three and walking two.

Braden Jackson took the loss for the Wildcats. He went two innings, allowing no runs on two hits, striking out and walking two.

Wyatt Jordan started the game for New Bloomfield. The starting pitcher allowed eight hits and 11 runs (three earned) over five innings, striking out one and walking two.

Carter Reinkemeyer opened the game for the Hornets. He allowed five hits and four runs (three earned) over four innings, striking out and walking four.

The Wildcats piled up 10 hits in the game. Jordan led New Bloomfield with three hits in four at-bats.

Eli Bailey went 1-for-1 at the plate as the right-handed hitter led the Wildcats with three RBI. Foster Kuhn and Matthew Killian each collected multiple hits for New Bloomfield.

The Wildcats had a strong eye at the plate, tallying six walks for the game. Ryan Webb and Jackson led the team with two bases on balls each.

Chase Bailey stole two bases for New Bloomfield.

St. Elizabeth amassed 10 hits in the game. Williams went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead the Hornets in hits.

Bax and Williams each drove in two runs for St. Elizabeth. Reinkemeyer and Heckemeyer each collected multiple hits for the Hornets.

Brady Kemna, Reinkemeyer and Williams each stole multiple bases for St. Elizabeth. The Hornets stole 10 bases in the game.

St. Elizabeth turned one double play in the game.

New Bloomfield hosts Jamestown (1-3) at 5 p.m. Thursday.

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