Hoots Pick Up First Win Of Second Half Over Thrillville

O’FALLON, MO- An offensive slugfest between the O’Fallon Hoots (16-12) and Thrillville Thrillbilies (12-14) On Wednesday, July 5 at CarShield Field resulted in a Hoots 11-6 win. The victory comes as their first of the second half of the Prospect League season.

Inside the Box Score

  • Maloy Heaghney launched two home runs in his three-hit performance.
  • John Stallcup hits his second home run of the season.
  • A combined 37 hits between the two teams.
  • Coby Rogers collects his first win of the season.

How it Happened

  • Jack Meyer started the Hoots scoring on the night with an RBI groundout that scored Braedon Stoakes in the bottom of the first inning. Later in the inning, Tucker Platt hit a sacrifice fly to score Tyson Ludwig to make it a 2-0 Hoots lead.
  • Thrillville knotted the score in the top of the second inning as Josh Griffin hit a two-run home run.
  • The Hoots retook the lead in the bottom of the second inning on a solo home run from Heaghney.
  • Jackson McCoy tied the game back up in the top of the third inning with an RBI infield single, to make it a 3-3 ballgame.
  •  Stallcup hit his solo home run in the bottom of the third inning, as the Hoots recaptured the lead 4-3.
  • Heaghney roped his second home run of the night, a three-run shot to stretch the Hoots lead to 7-3 in the bottom of the fourth inning.
  • Thrillvile got a run back in the top of the fifth inning on a Mccoy RBI single.
  • The Thrillbillies scratched another run back in the top of the sixth inning on an RBI single by Jackson Lindsey.
  • In the top of the seventh inning, McCoy led off with a solo home run to make it a 7-6 ballgame. 
  • The Hoots opened the door in the bottom of the eighth inning, as they plated four runs home. Meyer doubled home two runs to kick off the innings’ scoring. Later in the inning, Ludwig along with Meyer would score on wild pitches to get O’Fallon their 11-6 final tally.

Up Next

The Hoots will travel to Cape Girardeau for a game against the Cape Catfish at Capaha Field on Friday, July 7. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. CST.

Coverage can be found at ofallonhoots.com, as well as the team’s Twitter (@ofallonbaseball) and Instagram (ofallonhoots).

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