Knights senior Kody Kornewald heads to first after hitting the ball in the game with Cumberland on April 14. Unfortunately it was a ground out but it also resulted in Dalton Vanausdoll scoring what would be the winning run from third base. The Knights won the contest 2-1 in an exciting hard fought game.
Both teams were strong on the pitcher’s mound Friday, but ALAH Knights defeated Cumberland Pirates 2-1 at home. ALAH Knights pitchers allowed just two hits to Cumberland Pirates.
ALAH Knights fired up the offense in the first inning, when Clay Seal drew a walk, scoring one run.
Cumberland Pirates evened things up at one in the top of the third inning when an error scored one run for Cumberland Pirates.
ALAH Knights pulled away for good with one run in the fourth inning. In the fourth Kody Kornewald grounded out, scoring one run.
Seal earned the win for ALAH Knights. The lefty allowed two hits and one run over six innings, striking out ten and walking one. Wyatt Hilligoss threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Sawyer Keyser took the loss for Cumberland Pirates. The hurler went six innings, allowing two runs on two hits and striking out two.
Dalton Vanausdoll and Will Hilligoss each managed one hit to lead ALAH Knights.
Three Homeruns for Vanausdoll
Dalton Vanausdoll wasted no opportunities at the plate on Tuesday, driving in six on three hits to lead ALAH Knights past Paris Tigers 15-4 on Tuesday. Vanausdoll drove in runs on a home run in the first, a home run in the third, a home run in the fourth, and a wild pitch in the sixth.
ALAH Knights earned the victory despite allowing Paris Tigers to score four runs in the fourth inning. Ethan Curl and Sebastian Daughtery all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
ALAH Knights fired up the offense in the first inning, when Vanausdoll homered on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.
ALAH Knights notched five runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by Maddix Stirrett and Lucas Butcher, an error on a ball put in play by Kody Kornewald, and a double by Will Hilligoss.
Vanausdoll was the winning pitcher for ALAH Knights. Vanausdoll allowed four hits and four runs over three and two-thirds innings, striking out five. Stirrett threw two and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Ty King toed the rubber for Paris Tigers. King surrendered three runs on three hits over one and one-third innings, striking out two and walking one. Parker Underwood, Brady Crippes, Landon Englum, and Reed Stuck each entered the game as relief, throwing one and one-third innings, one and one-third innings, one inning, and one inning respectively.
ALAH Knights tallied three home runs on the day. Vanausdoll put one out in the first, third, and fourth innings.
ALAH Knights saw the ball well today, racking up 15 hits in the game. Butcher, Vanausdoll, Clay Seal, Nathan Hale, and Stirrett all had multiple hits for ALAH Knights. Vanausdoll and Butcher each collected three hits to lead ALAH Knights.