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Despite a 5-run deficit in the fourth inning, Millard West almost came all the way back, eventually falling 9-8 to Creighton Prep on Tuesday. Millard West scored four runs in the comeback on a sacrifice fly by Jackson Wright, a double by Garrett Kennedy, a triple by Brenden Tauber, and a sacrifice fly by Max Anderson. Millard West couldn’t keep up with Creighton Prep early in the game. Creighton Prep scored on a single by Owen Richter in the first inning, a error in the second inning, and a walk by Zach Firmature in the second inning. Creighton Prep fired up the offense in the first inning, when Richter singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs. Millard West notched four runs in the sixth inning. Wright, Kennedy, Tauber, and Anderson all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning. Creighton Prep scored three runs in the fourth inning. Creighton Prep offense in the inning was led by Cam Blossom, Dylan Phillips, and Evan Laney, all driving in runs in the inning. Firmature pitched Creighton Prep to victory. He went one and two-thirds innings, allowing zero runs on three hits, striking out one and walking zero.
Brock Burling took the loss for Millard West Wildcats. He went one and one-third innings, allowing four runs on two hits and striking out one. Noah Peyton started the game for Creighton Prep. He surrendered eight runs on 11 hits over five and a third innings, striking out one and walking one. Millard West smacked one home run on the day. Anderson had a homer in the third inning. Millard West collected 14 hits on the day. Tauber, Anderson, Tristan Gomes, Tyler Bandiera, Wright, and Dawson Beutler all managed multiple hits for Millard West Wildcats. Tauber went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Millard West in hits.