Hawks hold off Admirals in early District 4AAA action

Neely got the best of the Admirals for the Hardin Valley Academy win. He allowed one run over six innings. Neely struck out eight, walked one and gave up six hits.

Patrick Raby suffered the loss on the mound for the Admirals. In five innings of work, Patrick’s line: no BB, 7K, 4R, 3 ER.

Farragut Admirals Varsity jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the third. Gabe Waldrop started the rally for Farragut Admirals Varsity with a single. A groundout by Sam Schulze then moved Gabe to second. Chase Chambers singled, scoring Gabe .

Hardin Valley Academy never surrendered the lead after the fourth inning, scoring four runs on a two-run error, a groundout by Smoak, and an RBI single by Gambuzza.

After pushing across two runs in the top of the seventh, the Ads drew close with a 4-3 deficit. A two-run single by Nico Mascia gave Farragut Admirals Varsity life. Hardin Valley Academy’s Thompson induced a strike out to close things out.