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Hannibal baseball tops Jordan-Elbridge and Cazenovia

by Rob Tetro

During the week, the Hannibal varsity baseball team earned wins against Jordan-Elbridge and Cazenovia to improve its record to 3-1.

Hannibal held Jordan-Elbridge to one run en route to a solid win April 15.

The Warriors’ April 17th game against Cazenovia proved to be far more challenging. Hannibal scored a crucial fifth-inning run while holding off Cazenovia for the hard fought win.

The Warriors got off to a quick start when they took on Jordan-Elbridge. They jumped out to a 2-0 lead during the top of the first inning. Jordan-Elbridge responded with a run during the bottom of the second inning to cut Hannibal’s lead down to 2-1. The Warriors kept Jordan-Elbridge scoreless the rest of the way. Hannibal scored four runs during the third, fourth and fifth innings to cap off a 6-1 win.

The Warriors were led by Jake Shortslef, Greg Pitcher and Mike Cook, who all had two hits.

Matt Wagner, Austin Matteson and Matt Bogawitch, and Austin France each chipped in a hit. France’s one hit was a solo home run.

Trevor Alton got it done one the mound for the Warriors. Alton finished with eight strikeouts while giving up only a run on five hits in five innings of play.

Shortslef saw some time in relief of Alton. He struck out five Jordan-Elbridge batters while giving up only one hit in two innings of work.

Cazenovia was ready to battle when it took on Hannibal.

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Hannibal baseball team rallies for win

by Rob Tetro

After four innings of play Saturday, the Hannibal baseball team trailed Marcellus by four runs.

The fifth inning proved to be pivotal, however. The Warriors exploded for seven runs during the top half of the inning to take a three-run lead.

Though Marcellus didn’t go down without a fight, Hannibal withstood the Mustangs’ response to hang on for a 10-8 win.

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Fifth inning rally leads Homer past Hannibal baseball

by Rob Tetro

The Hannibal varsity baseball team went into the fifth inning of its April 5 game against Homer with a two-run lead.

Unfortunately for the Warriors, Homer went on to score four runs during the fifth inning to seize control of the game.

Homer then added two more runs to bring the total to six unanswered runs en route to a 7-3 win over Hannibal.

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