Varsity Baseball, Varsity Boys Baseball · Hornet Baseball Bounces Back


The Hornets bounced back after a loss at home Tuesday night by defeating Smithson Valley 4-2 Friday night. The Hornets were down 2-1 in the top of the 6th when Johnny Ovalle doubled down the left field line scoring Jimmy Garcia tying the game 2-2. The Hornets came up to bat in the top of the 7th with the game tied. Nathan Galan came up clutch with a double on a 2 out 2-2 count, scoring two runs. Brian Forke earned the victory on the hill for the Hornets. The righty lasted seven innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out seven and walking one. The Hornets were solid all night on defense not committing a single error in the field. The Hornets will travel to Clemens Tuesday night to finish the last week of district play. With this win the Hornets district record improves to 10-2. Thanks for all the support. Go EC Baseball.