In Suspended Game, Unicorns Lead Diamond Hoppers 7-4
June 22nd, 2017
By Steve Marowski
Utica Unicorns 7 vs. Eastside Diamond Hoppers 4
Utica — In a game suspended due to rain, the Utica Unicorns lead the Eastside Diamond Hoppers, 7-4.
In the top of the first inning, the Unicorns took a 3-0 lead on a two-RBI single by Taylor Grzelakowski and a sacrifice fly by Spencer Ibarra.
The Diamond Hoppers got two back in the bottom half of the first inning on a two-run home run by John Menken.
In the top of the second inning, Collin Thacker hit a two-run double to put the Unicorns up 5-2. The Diamond Hoppers would get two back in the bottom of the fourth inning on an RBI single by Casey Chenoweth and an RBI groundout by Cyle Figueroa.
Thacker came up in the top of the fifth inning and hit a two-run home run to give the Unicorns a 7-4 lead.
The remainder of the game will be determined at a later date.
Friday, June 23, Westside Woolly Mammoths vs. Birmingham-Bloomfield Beavers, 7:05 p.m. (Fireworks Friday presented by XFINITY/Blackjack the Border Collie/Oakland University Night)
Saturday, June 24, Westside Woolly Mammoths vs. Birmingham-Bloomfield Beavers, 7:05 p.m. (WCSX Classic Rock Saturday and Riverwalk Fireworks at Dark)
Sunday, June 25, Eastside Diamond Hoppers vs. Utica Unicorns, 1:35 p.m. (Power Rangers)
1. Eastside Diamond Hoppers 11-7
2. Utica Unicorns 11-8
3. Westside Woolly Mammoths 8-10
4. Birmingham-Bloomfield Beavers 6-11