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Greece Athena Baseball's season comes to an end after 6-4 loss to HFL.

By Zach Harnischfeger


The Greece Athena Trojans faced off against the Honeoye-Falls Lima Cougars in the NYS Regional Qualifier on Tuesday night. The Trojans were not able to stop the hot cougar bats as they were defeated 6-4.


The Trojans struck first in the top of the third inning after a sacrifice fly by second basemen Sammy Saucke drove in third basemen Sammy Butera to put them up 1-0.


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In the top of the fourth inning, first basemen Caleb Mitchell singled to left field and drove in catcher Riley Catena to make it a 2-0 game.


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In the bottom of the fourth inning, Cougars first basemen Nolan Smith hit an RBI double to left field to cut the deficit to 2-1. Later in the inning, third basemen Landon Hammond hit a three-run triple to left field to give the Cougars a 4-2 lead.


In the top of the fifth inning, Sammy Saucke hit an RBI double to left field to make it a 4-3 game. Later in the inning, Riley Catena singled and drove in Saucke to tie the game at four apiece.


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In the bottom of the sixth inning, Landon Hammond hit an RBI single to give the Cougars a 5-4 lead. Later in the inning, designated hitter Nate Weber drove in a run on a sacrifice fly to make it 6-4. This was the final score of the game.


The Trojans finished the season with an 18-6 record, and they won the Section V Class A1 Championship.



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