Turks Lose Third Game in a Row

Rodrigo Aviles
Turks Broadcast Intern

Charlottesville, Va. – The Harrisonburg Turks were finally back in action against the Charlottesville TomSox on Tuesday night. The Turks lost 5-2 and they are now on a three-game losing streak.

The Turks took an early lead against the TomSox in the first inning. Josh Madole hit a double towards right field and Nick Zona crossed home plate for the Turks. Caston Peter then blasted a double towards the backstop and Josh Madole scored to put the Turks up 2-0.

Charlottesville responded with three runs in the bottom of the third. Ramon Garza singled to center field and Alex Fedje-Johnson scored. Cayman Richardson then scored off an error by the catcher and Ramon Garza scored off Thomas Francisco’s sacrifice fly.

In the bottom of the fourth, Charlottesville were leading 3-2. Alex Fedje-Johnson then hit a single and Dan Hardwood scored. Cal Greenfield scored the winning run off a Thomas Francisco single.

The Turks used four pitchers on the night. Will Brian got the start and the loss on the night. He pitched in four innings, giving up six hits, five runs, four earned runs, two walks and two strikeouts. He received a 3.16 ERA.

Jacob Edwards, Alex Hoppe and Cole McNamee pitched the rest of the game. They combined for one hit, one walk and six strikeouts.

The Turks (12-14) will travel to Woodstock and face the River Bandits (15-12) on Wednesday, July 10th at Central High School.