The Franklin County junior varsity baseball team traveled to Greensburg for the Pirates’ first home game of the season.
Unfortunately for the Pirates, things did not go as planned, as they lost 16-4.
“Sometimes things do not go your way. Today was one of those days for us,” said coach Justin Tucker.
Offensively, the Pirates were held to six hits and zero walks. For the second consecutive game, David Lawrence led the team in hits with two, while Dillon Merritt, Thomas Stevens, Trevor Reynolds, and Tyler Brown added one hit each.
“As we continue to progress as a team, we need to keep in mind that no matter the score, we must continue to focus on taking quality at bats and to not get frustrated, which we did tonight,” Coach Tucker added.
The loss makes the JV Pirates 1-1 overall on the year with a 0-1 EIAC conference record.
After suffering their first loss of the season on Thursday, the JV baseball Greensburg Pirates looked to get back on the winning track against the JV Jennings County Panthers on Friday, April 18th, but the Pirates suffered their second consecutive loss at home, losing 17-3.
“At the beginning of the season all teams are attempting to find their true identity,” noted Tucker. “Right now, we are struggling to find ours, but with the positive attitude of the players, I know we will find it.”
Offensively, the Pirates were held to only three hits and two walks. For the first time this season, shortstop Alex Pokrzywinski led the team in hits with two, while David Lawrence added one. Chancey Holdsworth and Travis Gauck each had one walk.
“Although this was not the way we wanted things to go tonight, I did see several positive things about our team- most importantly, this team never gives up.” Coach Tucker added.
The loss makes the JV Pirates 1-2 overall on the year with a 0-1 EIAC conference record.
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