Hannibal Hoots Lose 10-3 at Quincy Tuesday
It was a rough night at QU Stadium for the Hannibal Hoots Tuesday, losing 10-3 to the Quincy Gems.
Quincy scored early and often, turning three singles into a run in the first.
The Hoots tied the game in the second on a single, an error and a sacrifice fly by catcher Brady West. But the Gems took the lead for good in the bottom of the second on a walk, a stolen base and a single.
Quincy added three in the third on three singles and a double, single runs in the fourth, fifth and seventh, and two more in the eighth.
Hannibal mounted a rally in the ninth, scoring twice on an RBI single by pinch hitter Duante DeCello and a bases loaded walk to right fielder Stephen Haring.
Hoots' starting pitcher Dylan Marble took the loss.
Hannibal's record drops to 16-20. Quincy improves to 17-21.
The Hoots and the Gems meet again Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. at Clemens Field.