H.S. BASEBALL: LOOMIS DELIVERS WALK-OFF HIT IN 9TH AS HORSEHEADS TOPS WAVERLY (2022-05-13)

Southern Tier Sports Report
HORSHEADS — Riley Loomis doubled home Ian Ruhmel in the bottom of the ninth inning to help Horseheads rally for a 10-9 walk-off win over Waverly in a non-league baseball game on Thursday night.

Before the winning run in the ninth, Horseheads rallied in both the seventh and eighth innings.

Waverly went up a run in the top of the seventh, but the Blue Raiders answered right back in the bottom half of the inning. Then in the eighth the Wolverines scored two runs before Horseheads again answered with two runs.

Waverly jumped out to a 3-1 lead after one inning, and went up 6-1 after three innings.

But, in the fifth inning Waverly scored five runs to tie the game.

In the seventh inning the Blue Raiders were down to their last out when they rallied.

The Wolverines took a 7-6 lead in the top of the seventh, but in the bottom half of the inning Jackson Cook drew a two out walk and scored on a Loomis single.

After Waverly scored two in the eighth, the Blue Raiders got a one-out single by Alex Chrisman, and a walk by Dom Russ, before Gavin Wert drove home two runs.

In the ninth Brody Liddy led off with a single and Loomis doubled home pinch runner Ruhmel.

Chrisman had three hits, with an RBI and three runs scored.

Loomis had two hits, with a double, two RBI and a run scored in the game and Russ had two hits, two runs scored and three RBI, while Wert had two hits, two RBI and a run scored.

Liddy, Matt Procopio, Bryson Wood and Dylan Ribble all had hits for Horseheads in the game. Libby scored a run and Ribble had an RBI.

Cook had an RBI and a run scored and Lucas Granger scored a run.

Alex Daugherty started as Horseheads had five pitchers throw in the game. Daugherty struck out one in 4 1/3 innings.

Jay Pipher had three hits, with four RBI and two runs scored for Waverly and Caden Hollywood had two hits, while Byrce Bailey had a double, an RBI and two runs scored.

Hollywood went four innings, striking out two and Joey Tomaasso went one inning, while Ty Beeman struck out two in three innings.
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