The Haskell Little League brought a little magic to the Indians. It was Little League appreciation night last night, and the boys from summer were there in force at Coker Field to watch the Haskell Indians defeat Anson 8-7 on Tuesday thanks to a walk-off single. The game was tied at seven with Haskell batting in the bottom of the eighth when Kyler Hoover singled off of Soliz, driving in one run.
The Indians earned the victory despite allowing Anson to score six runs in the first inning. Anson’s big inning was driven by a triple by Soliz, a triple by Mitchell, a single by Peirson, two errors, and a walk by Thomson.
Haskell answered back in the first when Koby Compton legged out a single. Peyton Smith, the courtesy runner stole second and third. Then put up the first run with an RBI by Evan Green, driving in Smith.
In the bottom of the 4th, the Riley Sloan started the Indians off with a single, followed by another single by Rocky Haggard. Kellen Parks drove in a RBI with another single. Baccus then loaded the bases with walks and hit Koby Compton to bring another run for Haskell.
The scored remained 4-6 until the bottom of the 6th. Haskell loaded the bases with 2 hit batters and a single by Kellen Parks. Koby Compton got hit again bringing in another run for Haskell.
Anson added another score in the top of the 7th inning, making the score Anson 7, Haskell 5.
In the bottom of the 7th, Ezell Woods and Riley Sloan both walk. Ezell steals 3rd base. On the steal, the catcher for Anson overthrows 3rd base and Woods scores. Sloan went to 3rd. Kellen Parks picks up an RBI when he pops out to the shortstop. Sloan goes home on the pop-up to tie the game.
Haskell held the Tigers in the top of the 8th. In the bottom half of the inning, Reed Roewe gets to 1st on error by the shortstop. Roewe made it to 3rd on the sacrifice by Koby Compton. Kyler Hoover hits a walk-off single to left field scoring Roewe.
Haskell had ten hits in the game. Evan Green and Kellen Parks each collected multiple hits for the Indians.