Greenville drops baseball game to Troy

We struggled to find our rhythm in the game and couldn’t recover from that ... Coach Adam Eberwein

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Adam Edwards throws 4.1 innings in relief allowing no earned runs in MVL matchup with Troy. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

GREENVILLE – The Green Wave baseball team dropped a 7-1 conference game to the visiting Troy Trojans.

“Troy is always good, they’re always a solid ball club,” said Greenville coach Adam Eberwein. “Every season they reload.”

Isaac Kerg knocks a single for Greenville in conference game with Troy Trojans. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Troy scored four runs in the top of the first and tacked on two runs in the top of the third to lead 6-0 after 3 three innings of play.

“We had a rough first inning,” Eberwein noted. “We just weren’t playing very clean baseball, which unfortunately defined the rest of the game. We struggled to find our rhythm in the game and couldn’t recover from that.”

Owen Mcgreevey collects a single for the Green Wave in home game with Troy. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Greenville plated its lone run of the game, taking advantage of Troy’s only error. A groundout and a fielder’s choice followed, moving Isaac Kerg to third with one down. A Lane Hocker RBI groundout to first had the Wave on the board.

“We continued to battle,” Coach Eberwein said. “We gave ourselves opportunities, but once we got on base, it fizzled out from there.”

Adam Edwards hits a Greenville single in home game with Troy. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Greenville was saddled with four errors while Troy had one error on the day.

“Braeden Wills started the game today and struggled to locate a little bit at the beginning of the game, and when they did put the ball in play, we could get outs for him,” Eberwein stated. Sometimes, it just happens. Our guys are giving everything they have, and our attitudes are where they need to be.”

Greenville’s Titus Curtis takes a turn at the plate in MVL baseball action. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Adam Edwards pitched 4.1 innings allowing no earned runs on 3 hits 1 walk and 1 strikeout. Braeden Wills tossed 2.2 innings surrendering 3 earned runs, 2 hits, and 4 walks while striking out 3.

Edwards, Kerg, and Owen Mcgreevey each had a single for Greenville.

BOX SCORE
123 456 7 R H E
402 001 0 7 5 1 Troy
000 100 0 1 3 4 Greenville