Warhawks on losing end of split DH

Noah Maske of West Fork has the ball kick off the heel of his glove for an error in the fourth inning on Monday, July 2. GHV capitalized with a big inning. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

SHEFFIELD – Both ends of West Fork’s rain make-up date baseball doubleheader between Garner-Hayfield-Ventura and North Butler didn’t go the Warhawks’ way.

Coach Lance Thompson’s team had a scoreless battle going with the Cardinals in the opener of the two-game set on Monday, July 2, but an error to start the fourth opened the floodgates for a five-run inning and the Warhawks were unable to recover in a 9-4 opening loss.

North Butler, also, jumped out early on West Fork to take a 3-0 lead on pitcher Trey Pfeffer in an eventual 8-2 victory.

The full story appears in the July 11 print and online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.