Eagles baseball loses in make-up game to Bishop Garrigan

Eagles' Glen Smith swings his bat in the home game against Bishop Garrigan on June 9. Smith recorded three hits and two RBIs in the away doubleheader against West Fork on Wednesday. Smith also recorded a run after getting walked in the Bishop Garrigan game in Algona on Friday.

Curran McLaughlin | The Leader

         1 p.m. was the start time for West Hancock baseball’s game against Bishop Garrigan in Algona on Friday.

            It was a make-up game that was cancelled due to rain on June 30.

            The rescheduled game was the final regular season game for the Eagles.

            The two teams battled it out for five innings until Bishop Garrigan scored a five-run inning in the sixth to defeat West Hancock 8-3.

            West Hancock opened the game with two runs.

            After three innings, West Hancock had a 3-2 lead.

            The game was tied at three going into the sixth inning.

            The Golden Bears busted the game open that inning, scoring five unanswered runs and putting the game away.

            The Eagles gave up nine hits in the game.

            Pitcher Chase Eisenman gave up seven of those hits and walked two batters.

            He did not have a single strikeout.

            The Eagles kept up with the Golden Bears with seven hits.

            Nick Hunt recorded the only RBI for West Hancock with a double.