Boys Varsity Baseball · Boys Varsity Baseball falls to Hobart 14 – 3

14 Hobart High School
3 Kankakee Valley High School
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R 14   3
H 14   8
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Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 14-3 loss to Hobart on Monday. Hobart scored on a single by Ryan Earp, a stolen base by Brock Cooper, and a groundout by Jaden Deel in the first inning.
The Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Hobart, giving up 14 runs.
Hobart got on the board in the first inning. Hobart scored one run when Earp singled.
Hobart scored five runs in the fourth inning. The offensive firepower by Hobart was led by Benny Guevara, Deel, Sam Hicks, and Matthew Benton, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Cooper got the start for Hobart. He went five innings, allowing three runs on eight hits and striking out four.
Seth Lyons started the game for Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity. He went two innings, allowing five runs on five hits. Tyler Fisher and Matt Caldwell entered the game as relief, throwing one and two-thirds innings and one and one-third innings respectively.
Matt Degroot went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity in hits.
Hobart saw the ball well today, racking up 14 hits in the game. Tyler Schultz, Benton, Deel, and Cooper all had multiple hits for Hobart. Hobart was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Schultz made the most plays with six. Hobart stole eight bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Earp led the way with three.