The Indians lost the lead late in an 8-3 defeat to Hillsborough on Wednesday. The game was tied at two with Hillsborough batting in the top of the seventh when Gomez singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.
Hillsborough fired up the offense in the first inning, when Cadenas laid down a sacrifice bunt, scoring one run.
After Hillsborough scored one run in the top of the fourth, CHIPOLA Indians answered with one of their own. CHIPOLA Indians then answered when Guzman singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Fernandez got the start for Hillsborough. He went five innings, allowing two runs on five hits, striking out five and walking zero.
The loss forces game two with Hillsborough tomorrow at approximately 9:00 a.m. EST/8:00 a.m. CST according to the weather forcast.
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