The Southern Illinois Miners (3-4) weren't able to overcome the big hole they dug themselves into against the Washington Wild Things (4-3), and the Southern Illinois Miners lost 6-4 to the Washington Wild Things after falling behind by five runs in the fifth inning.
The Southern Illinois Miners scored three runs in the ninth on two singles. Still, the Southern Illinois Miners couldn't catch the Washington Wild Things.
Darian Sanford got on base two times in the game for the Washington Wild Things. He singled in the second inning.
The Washington Wild Things got the win thanks in large part to Shawn Sanford's dominant, six-strikeout performance. Sanford allowed one earned run on five hits and two walks over seven innings.
A bright spot for the Southern Illinois Miners in the defeat was Dayne Quist, who allowed only zero runs while striking out five.
Richard Sullivan couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Southern Illinois Miners, taking a loss. He allowed six runs in 4 2/3 innings, walked three and struck out two.