Potters won the final game of the weekend 9-6 against the Bay Area Force. The Potters got the scoring started with a sacrificie fly from Trey Furrey in the 1st inning. The Potters scored in the first inning of every game on this homestand. The Potters offense was kept down for a bit and starter Bradley Wilcott would make his only blemish on his otherwise fantastic statrt by letting up a 2 run home run in the 4th. The Potters would tie the game on a Quin Buffington sacrifice fly in the bottom half of the inning to make it 2-2. After getting a strike them out, throw them out double play to end the top of the 5th, the Potters would regain the lead in the bottom half to make it a 3-2 game. In the top of the 6th, some shaky Potter defense would help lead the Force to a 4-run 6th inning. The Potters have never been out of a game all year and that wouldn't change today, as they'd get 2 runs back in the bottom of the 7th on a double from Trey Furrey and a sac fly from Isiah Garcia. Matt Voelker would strike out 3 in the 8th inning to keep the Potter momentum going into the bottom half of the inning. There Eddie Park was able to reach base and then score on a gaming tying triple from Jorge Bojorquez. Zach Patterson would give Lincoln the lead on a sacrifice fly from Zach Patterson. Isiah Garcia would single home another run and Jarred Gibson walked with the bases loaded to make it a 9-6 game. Close Cody Jensen faced a little trouble in the ninth but was able to work out of it and lock down another save for the Potters. Matt Voelker took the win and the Potters improve to 16-4 on the season.
The Potters reached base 23 times in the game after racking up 12 walks during the game. They constant threat of being on base is ultimately what gave the Potters chances late in the game to take the lead back. Trey Furrey was the only Potter with multiple hits in the game and picked up 2 RBI on the day as well. Isiah Garcia also had 2 RBI for Lincoln. Potters pitching struck 15 hitters on the night including an impressive 8 hitters from Bradley Wilcott. Wilcott went 5 inning allowing 5 hits, a home run, 2 runs and struck out 8. He didn't walk a batter showing great control throughout his appearance.
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