Thursday’s game against Gainesville was a heartbreaker for City View Mustangs Varsity, as they lost the lead late in a 10-7 defeat. Gainesville was down 7-6 in the bottom of the fourth inning when Sparks homered on a 1-0 count, scoring four runs.
City View Mustangs Varsity collected seven hits and Gainesville had ten in the high-scoring affair.
Gainesville got on the board in the first inning. Nichols doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Nichols earned the win for Gainesville. He went five innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits and striking out six.
Tuan Hoang took the loss for City View Mustangs Varsity. He went four innings, allowing ten runs on ten hits and striking out four.
Mykell Galloway led City View Mustangs Varsity with three hits in three at bats.
Gainesville racked up ten hits on the day. Hall, Nichols, and Burnett each managed multiple hits for Gainesville.