Farragut Admirals Varsity’s effort to come back from down four runs in the second inning came up just short, as they fell 5-4 to Maryville on Wednesday. Farragut Admirals Varsity scored four runs in the failed comeback on a home run by Zach Yunger in the fourth and a double by Jake Grooms in the sixth.
Farragut Admirals Varsity was right in it until Maryville homered in the seventh inning
Maryville took an early lead in the first inning. Maryville scored one run on a stolen base in the first inning.
Farragut Admirals Varsity knotted the game up at four in the bottom of the sixth inning. With one out in the sixth inning Jake Grooms drove in one run when he doubled.
Farragut Admirals Varsity scored three runs in the fourth inning. Farragut Admirals Varsity scored its runs on a home run by Zach Yunger.
Maryville scored three runs in the second inning. Maryville scored its runs on a home run by Riley Church.
Evan Porter earned the win for Maryville. He pitched seven innings, surrendering four runs, three hits, and striking out five. Grooms took the loss for Farragut Admirals Varsity. He went one and two-thirds innings, surrendering one run, one hit, and walking zero.
Brad Grenkoski started the game for Farragut Admirals Varsity. He pitched two innings, allowing four runs, four hits, and striking out one.
Home runs for Maryville came when Church homered in the second inning and Ruben Church homered in the seventh inning.
Grooms, Jake Hagenow, and Yunger all had one hit to lead Farragut Admirals Varsity.
Maryville had eight hits in the game. Will Orren and Church each collected multiple hits for Maryville.