Post 43 Giants fought back after falling down by five runs in the fourth inning. The comeback fell just short though, in a 6-4 defeat to Orem Utah on Thursday. Post 43 scored three runs in the failed comeback on a single by Evan McHugh in the sixth, a single by Quentin Bruno in the seventh, and a single by Seth Christiansen in the seventh.
The Giants fell behind early in the loss. Orem Utah took the lead on a triple in the second inning.
The Giants got things moving in the first inning. Nate Fairbanks drove in one when he singled.
#27 was on the mound for Orem Utah. He allowed ten hits and four runs over seven innings, striking out five and walking one.
Anthony Bleggi started the game for Post 43. He surrendered six runs on eight hits over six innings, striking out three.
Post 43 saw the ball well today, racking up ten hits in the game. Christiansen, Bruno, and Fairbanks all collected multiple hits. Fairbanks, Bruno, and Christiansen each collected two hits to lead the team.
Orem Utah racked up eight hits. #44 and #7 all managed multiple hits for Orem Utah.