The Quincy Gems traveled to historic Clemens Field for a game against the Hannibal Cavemen on Thursday night, as the 2013 Battle of the Paddle continued.

Quincy took the lead with four runs in the top of the third.

Devin Pickett put the Gems on the board…

Caleb Howell… Bryan Niedbalski and Ryan Light drove in runs.  Pickett.. Light and Niebalski each had two hits. Kyle Kuck took the loss. Five of the eight hits he allowed came in the third… Three of those hits never left the infield. Josh Martsching went eight innings to get the win. He limited Hannibal to an unearned run on five hits.

Final score: Quincy 5 - Hannibal 1
Springfield @ Hannibal..6:45/7:05  Quincy is idle.