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Hornell’s boys of summer down Horseheads again

The Hornell Steamers ran their winning streak to three games with a 16-5 victory over the Horseheads Hitmen on Tuesday evening.

Hornell got on the board in the 1st when Eli Brown (Youngstown State) walked and later scored when he stole home. Horseheads answered back wtih an unearned run of their own to tie it.

In the 3rd, Brown hit a solo homer but the Hitmen answered Riley Loomis hit a RBI single. 

Tyler Curtis (Fredonia) hit a solo homer in the 4th before Horseheads tied it up on a RBI groundout by Noah Bulduc. Loomis collected a two-out RBI single in the 5th to give the Hitmen their first lead.

In the 6th, Vince D’eusanio (Youngstown State), Noah Brooks (Siena), and Tim McClare (Brockport) drew walks before Jason Story (Utica) hit a grand slam just out of the reach of the right fielder to give Hornell the lead for good.

Darryn Callahan connected on a solo homer to lead off the bottom of the 6th but Horseheads wouldn’t get any closer.

Hornell put the game out of reach in the 8th with nine runs. Brown highlighted the inning with a three run inning to start the scoring and capped the scoring with a two-run single. The Steamers collected five hits, drew three walks, and was hit by a pitch in the inning that sent 13 batters to the plate.

Brown finished the day 3 for 3 with three walks and 6 RBI. Story was 2 for 4 with 5 RBI while Brooks was 2 for 3. Hornell had 12 hits, drew 11 walks, and was hit four times.

Payton Ahlstrom (Finger Lakes CC) earned the win with 3.1 innings of relief work. He allowed three hits and one run while striking out three. Nathan O’Brochta (Fredonia) started and pitched 4.2 innings.

During their current winning streak, Hornell has scored 54 runs. In their last four games they have scored 72 runs.

Hornell completes their long road trip on Wednesday with a 5 p.m. contest at Dansville.

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