Charlie Gorsuch was dominant on the mound, as the starting pitcher rang up 9 strikeouts in Hooks's 10-0 victory over Leones on Sunday. Gorsuch allowed one hit and zero runs over four innings while walking six.
Hooks opened the scoring in the first after an error scored one run.
Hooks added to their early lead in the bottom of the second inning after Hooks scored on a wild pitch, and Leones committed an error, each scoring one run.
Hooks added one run in the third. Nic Nelson grounded out, making the score 4-0.
Hooks scored five runs on four hits in the bottom of the fourth inning. Ethan Lopez homered to left field, scoring two runs, John Otterson doubled, scoring one run, a wild pitch scored one run, and Luis Sotomayor singled, scoring one run.
Kevin took the loss for Leones. The starting pitcher went four innings, giving up nine runs (five earned) on six hits, striking out nine and walking one.
Hooks's Rodney McDaniel made the most of their chances at the plate. The number seven hitter led the team with two hits in three at bats. Lopez and Nelson each drove in two runs for Hooks. Nick Zamora stole two bases.
Braedon went 1-for-3 at the plate to lead Leones in hits. Elisha paced Leones with two walks. Overall, the team had patience at the plate, accumulating six walks for the game.
Hooks welcome the Devil Rays on Sunday for their next game.