The Brewster Whitecaps exploded for an eight run second inning, as the Whitecaps defeated the Hyannis Harbor Hawks 13-10 on Wednesday night at Stony Brook Field. Brewster improves to 9-8 with the victory. The game proved to be an offensive battle as the two teams combined to score 23 runs.
The Whitecaps got on the board early in the contest, opening the scoring in the bottom of the first inning as Logan Warmoth crushed a two-run home run over the left field fence to give the Caps a 2-0 lead.
Hyannis quickly struck back in the top of the second as Cody Henry worked a leadoff walk and Brett Netzer brought him around to score with an RBI triple. Trey Truitt added another two runs with a two-run double to give the Harbor Hawks a 3-2 lead.
Brewster’s most productive inning came in the bottom half of the second as they tallied eight runs on eight hits and jumped out to a 10-3 lead. Bryce Jordan, Kekai Rios and Julian Infante tallied three straight singles to open the frame, and Beau Jordan equalized the game at 3-3 with an RBI single to left field. Nick Dunn then tapped an RBI single through the left side, scoring two runs and giving the Caps a 5-3 lead.
Warmoth added another RBI single to make it 6-3, and Brent Rooker blasted a two-run double, extending the lead to 8-3. Ryan Noda finished off the inning blasting an opposite field home run to make it 10-3.
Hyannis would add two more runs in the top of the fourth to cut the Caps lead to 10-5.
The Harbor Hawks battled back in the fifth inning as Chris Hudgins slammed a three-run homer over the left field wall to cut the Caps lead to 10-8.
In the bottom half of the fifth inning, Brewster added a pair of runs on a Beau Jordan RBI single. Kel Johnson and Rios worked walks, advanced on a wild pitch, and Jordan plated them with a single to left to extend the Caps lead to 12-8. Dunn added another run with an RBI single to give the Caps a 13-8 lead.
Cody Henry tallied an RBI triple for the Hawks in the ninth to cut the lead to 13-10, yet they were unable to equalize as the Caps held on for the victory.
Dunn, Warmoth and Beau Jordan each went 2-4 with 3 RBIs and 2 runs scored in the offensive battle.
The Whitecaps return to action when they travel to Orleans on Friday, to face the Firebirds at 7 p.m.