Home Talent: Plain A’s Fight Back in Loss to Mazo Mustangs

via Pat Mahoney

Plain A’s’s effort to come back from down six runs in the seventh inning came up just short, as they fell 14-12 to Mazomanie Mustangs on Sunday. Plain A’s put up nine runs in the failed comeback. Keegan Smith, Jack Meixelsperger, Derek Bodendein, Will Jewell, Zach Paulus, and Brock Mahoney powered the rally with RBIs.

Plain A’s was right in it until Mazomanie Mustangs singled in the eighth inning. Mazomanie Mustangs got things started in the first inning. Tyler Flamme drove in two when Flamme doubled.

After Plain A’s scored two runs in the top of the fourth, Mazomanie Mustangs answered with two of their own. Plain A’s scored when Mahoney homered on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.

Mazomanie Mustangs then answered when Hudson Barsness hit a solo homer and Flamme hit a solo homer.

Tim Hewitt led things off on the pitcher’s mound for Mazomanie Mustangs. The hurler went four and a third innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out four and walking one.

Justin Yanke was on the pitcher’s mound for Plain A’s. The righthander went three innings, allowing eight runs on 13 hits, striking out one and walking zero. Zach Cady and Mahoney entered the game as relief, throwing three and two-thirds innings and one and one-third innings respectively.

Plain A’s socked one home run on the day. Mahoney had a homer in the fourth inning.

Plain A’s collected 13 hits on the day. Mahoney, Meixelsperger, and Jewell each collected multiple hits for Plain A’s. Meixelsperger and Mahoney each collected three hits to lead Plain A’s.

Mazomanie Mustangs collected 22 hits. Barsness, Flamme, Tylan Parman, Hewitt, Grady Geishert, Deshaun Barsness, and Payton Flamme all had multiple hits for Mazomanie Mustangs.

Barsness went 5-for-5 at the plate to lead Mazomanie Mustangs in hits.