Hickory Crawdads pop Greensboro Grasshoppers on Saturday night

Final from First National Bank Field on Saturday night:
Hickory Crawdads 16, Greensboro Grasshoppers 2
WP:Kevin Gowdy(6-5)
LP:JC Flowers(4-2)


Dads' line:   16-18-1
Hoppers' line: 2- 6-1

Hoppers’ hitters:Nick Gonzales 1-4/HBP…Jared Triolo 1-3/BB/Run…Will Matthiessen 0-2/BB/Run…Blake Sabol 2-4/Double/RBI…Aaron Shackleford 2-4/RBI…

Outstanding job by Hoppers’ pitcher Garrett Leonard going 3 2/3’s innings, giving up one run, on two hits, with one walk, and six strikeouts….Garrett did a great job of eating up the middle innings…

For Hickory, their first baseman Dustin Harris was 5-6 at the plate, with three runs, and two RBI, and Harris did not homer…He had four singles and a double…The ‘Dads did hit four home runs in the top of the eighth inning, with three two-run shots, and a solo shot…

Time of Game/TOG-3:26

The Hoppers and Crawdads will close out the Six-Game home stand on Sunday at 2pm….RHP Tanaj Thomas for the Hoppers on the hill, and LHP Grant Wolfram will be on the mound for the Crawdads…..Be sure to follow the Greensboro Grasshoppers all season long at www.gsohoppers.com…Jeff Mills will have the game reports for you, at that site..Listen to the Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball games LIVE, when you CLICK HERE…..Hickory leads the current Six-Game Series with the Hoppers, 3-2…..