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Flames flicker past Horns 6-3

By: Tim Chambers
Tomahawk Sports Editor
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Christmas is nine months away but that didn’t stop Johnson County from being in a giving mood on Friday. Four critical errors led to all of FCA’s runs which allowed them to defeat the Longhorns 6-3.
It was an 180 turnaround from the previous night when Johnson County defeated UH 12-3.
“I thought we might finally be getting over the hump and then we come out and play like this,” said JCHS’ head coach Pete Pavusek. “It’s frustrating as a coach because we didn’t make routine plays. They have a pretty good baseball team but if we make the easy plays they don’t score. Losing the way that we did is inexcusable.”

The Flames got two singles from Ben Brockmyre and Colton White to start the game. Calvin Brockmyre doubled in a run after a bad throw allowed the pair to get in scoring position.
A missed grounder enabled the second run to cross.
FCA appeared to be headed for a scoreless third inning but a critical throwing error allowed them to extend the frame. They responded by scoring four times with the help of another miscue.
They led 6-0 after three.
Johnson County scored all of their runs in the sixth.
Samuel Icenhour walked to start the inning and Adam Worley reached on an error. Nick Whitener’s long drive to center field got dropped allowing Icenhour to race home.

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