Tigers defeat Excel Monday, 3-1

Published 2:18 pm Tuesday, April 12, 2022

A Monday match-up between the T.R. Miller Tigers and the Excel Panthers would be an interesting battle, but the Tigers would come out victorious by a score of 3-1.

In the game, the Tiger pitchers were able to hold the Excel team to just four hits on the day.

Sam Kelley earned the win for the Tigers surrendering only one run on four hits over a six-inning workout with just one walk. Jaxson Flores would take the mound in relief and go for an inning. During his time on the mound, Flores recorded the last three outs in the game to earn the save for the Tigers.

Working for the Panthers, Eason Pipkin would take the loss for Excel. He would last for five innings on the mount allowing seven hits, three runs, and one walk while striking out five batters.

In the battle, the Tigers would rack up nine hits with Kannan Carter and Miller Hart notching multiple hits for the Tigers. Both players had two hits each to lead the team.

The Tigers stayed stable in the game and didn’t commit any errors on the field. Hart would have the most chances in the field with nine .

For Excel, Pipkin lead the team with two hits during his three at-bat opportunities. Jaxson Smith had the most chances on the field for the Panthers with seven. The Excel team committed no errors in play.