A solo run scoring in the fourth by Fox would be the winning run in the game. Festus got a four inning start from Junior Brendyn Zohner. Zohner pitched well enough to earn a win but Tiger bats struggled to plate a run on Saturday. Zohner struck out two in four innings of work. Junior Connor McDonald tossed two scoreless frames in relief to keep the game 1-0.
Festus got hits from Sophomore Jackson Gross, Senior Collin Reando, Sophomore Nate Moore, Sophomore Tyler Bizzle, Junior Cameron Ford, Junior Connor Hulsey, and Senor Jack Uskiwich in the game. It was a tough loss for the young squad banking on finishing the weekend with 2 wins. Festus competed well in all facets and a key hit could have easily changed the outcome.
Festus regroups with conference series games with De Soto on Thursday and Friday.