Fulton Railroaders win versus Chiefs

by Jake Clapper

Fulton Railroaders 11

Paducah Chiefs 5

The Fulton Railroaders opened their season on the road against the Paducah Chiefs June 4.

The Railroaders opened up the contest scoring two runs in the top of the first inning. The Chiefs fought back in the bottom of the first taking back the two runs.

The Railroaders tacked on another run in the third inning, with Paducah coming back in the bottom of the third adding a run. The Railroaders jumped ahead scoring two in the fifth, one in the sixth, and three in the seventh. The Chiefs scored their final two runs in the bottom of the seventh. The Railroaders added their final two runs in the eighth inning to make the final score 11-5.

Jordyn Naranjo opened up for the Railroaders pitching three innings. Bryan Pina took the win for Fulton Railroaders. Pina allowed three hits and zero runs over three innings, striking out two. Kaden Hill and Bode Gebbink entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Hill pitched two innings and Gebbink pitched one inning.

The Railroaders had 14 hits on the night. Jarret Fowlkes, Patrick Music, Jackson Case, and Parker Estes each had multiple hits for the Railroaders.

Fulton Railroaders 0

Hendersonville Rhythm 8

The Railroaders was defeated 8-0 by Hendersonville, Tenn.’s Full Count Rhythm on their Saturday home opener.

The Railroaders recorded three hits, Jarret Fowlkes, Britt Netterville, and Parker Estes each had one hit.

Keyshawn Mays took the loss for Fulton Railroaders. The pitcher surrendered five runs on five hits over five innings, striking out three.

Fulton Railroaders 6

Hopkinsville Hoppers 14
The Railroaders lead the Hoppers 3-1 going into the sixth inning, when the hoppers jumped ahead scoring three runs. The Hoppers scored seven more runs in the seventh inning to make the score 3-11. The Railroaders finished on the bottom of a 6-14 final score.

Jarret Fowlkes had three hits and Patrick Music had two hits for the Railroaders five team hits.