Lopez, Johnson and Gay(HP Central) carry HiToms to 6-2 win over Forest City Owls

HiToms Win, 6-2

FINCH FIELD, NC, – On the strength of two solo home runs by Nick Lopez (Creighton) and Peter Johnson (Presbyterian) the HiToms took care of the Owls with a 6-2 win.

Lopez scored the first run of the night almost single handedly after advancing to first on a HBP. He then stole to second and third and was finally batted in on a Jake Maziar (Coastal Carolina) single to right.

Two unearned runs were plated in the top of the second for the only two runs of the night by Forest City. Trevor Gay (UNCC) was able to improve his CPL leading 0.59 ERA allowing no earned runs. Gay went 7.1 innings allowing no runs of three hits striking out five.

The HiToms sporadically scored throughout the night eventually racking up six runs going now a perfect 3-0 at home against the Owls.

Tonight the HiToms will be back at home to face CPL rival, the Asheboro Copperheads. First pitch is set for 7:00 p.m.