Vasquez Rips Three-Run Homer To Lead Miners To Win


By WSIL Sports

 MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners played host to the Windy City Thunderbolts on Friday night at Rent One Park. 

This game saw a lot of pitching and defense. Miners' pitcher Matt Bywater pitched eight scoreless innings. He gave up just two hits while striking out eight batters. 

Windy City's pitcher Daniel Cropper pitch seven scoreless innings. He gave up six hits while striking out one batter. 

The game stayed scoreless until the 10th inning, when Niko Vasquez hit a three-run homerun to lead the Miners to the 3-0 victory. 

Southern Illinois improved to 44-28 on the season.

Marion Regional
Current: 72°
High: 75°
Low: 72°
Wind: 0 MPH
Pressure: 0.00
Humidity: 94 %

Sports Twitter

Sports-Extra Facebook