• February 24, 2017

Florence baseballers fall 9-0 in 22-2A opener

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:30 am

FLORENCE — The Buffalo offense didn’t have much trouble hitting the ball or getting runs home, but it was their defense that had its share of struggles. 

Despite a pair of hits from Peyton Person at short, the Buffaloes fell to Rogers 17-4 in four innings to open District 22-2A play.

“We still have some of our growing pains and we’ve talked about those issues growing up,” Florence head coach Ronny Allen said. “Right now the key position is just playing with confidence. We gave them four or five outs an inning and that never helps either.”

Luke McNeil was 1 for 1 with a run scored while Logan Hallmark and Grayson Decker both went 1 for 2.

Florence committed four errors in the home loss.

Despite the loss, Allen said he was encouraged from what he saw from freshman Tyler Heine at second and the offensive output.

“We hit the ball well. We had our opportunities. We just didn’t get it done defensively today,” Allen said.

Florence looks to rebound when it hosts Cameron Yoe on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.