Hoyle sparks Ducks to win | RecordCourier.com

Hoyle sparks Ducks to win

Staff Reports

Gage Hoyle hit 2-for-4 with three RBI Wednesday afternoon to help the Douglas Ducks 16U summer baseball team secure a 13-3 victory against North Valleys.

Douglas broke the game open with a 10-run fifth inning rally. The Ducks trailed 2-1 after three innings.

Austin Sullivan drew a full-count walk to lead off the game-breaking rally and then scored when Hoyle doubled to left field. Hoyle hit an RBI single later in the inning.

Dylan Lee and Chris Thacker also went 2-for-4, each with one RBI. Pimental doubled a run home in the fourth.

Luke Ackermann pitched four innings of five-hit ball with six strikeouts and three walks. Adam Garren pitched the fifth to close out the game.