Licking Heights Hornets JV lost the lead late in a 6-2 defeat to Newark on Thursday. The game was tied at two with Newark batting in the bottom of the fifth when Stuart singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Licking Heights Hornets JV got on the board in the second inning when Timothy Brown singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring one run.
Stuart led the Newark to victory on the mound. He lasted seven innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out seven.
Kaleb Springer took the loss for Licking Heights Hornets JV. He lasted three and a third innings, allowing five hits and five runs while striking out two and walking one.
Ethan Frey started the game for Licking Heights Hornets JV. He surrendered one run on four hits over two innings, striking out two and walking one
Noah Coultas went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Licking Heights Hornets JV in hits.
Newark racked up nine hits. Pengborn, Bottomley, and Vogel each racked up multiple hits for Newark. Pengborn led Newark with three hits in three at bats.