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  • Osage falls to Hallsville in 9-0 shutout

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  • Hallsville, Mo. – Tuesday night's game against Hallsville proved to be a rough one for the Osage Indians baseball team.
    Mustering up four hits in 25 at bats in the game, the Indians fell prey to Hallsville, losing 9-0 in their first shutout loss of the year while batting .160 on the night.
    The Indians struck out at home plate 13 times in the game and left 8 runners stranded on base in the game. On defense, the Indians recorded four errors.
    Jeb Robertson was 2-for-3 from the plate on the night, leading the Indians with two hits, but the team failed to score any runs.
    Hallsville's game-winning run scored in the bottom of the first, giving them a 1-0 lead, and they managed to score an additional run in both the second and third innings for a 3-0 lead.
    The real damage was done in the bottom of the fourth, as Hallsville scored a whopping 6 runs to take a 9-0 lead.
    To the Indians' credit, they were able to keep Hallsville from scoring the tenth run that could have ended the game early, instead staying alive to battle through the seventh inning.
    Tori Tomson started the game for the Indians and was credited with the loss. Ben Naudet pitched 3.1 innings, and had six hits and seven runs (five earned runs) scored against him, while striking out five. Britten McClaughlin also worked from the mound, allowing two hits and two earned runs on a double and a triple.
    Osage's record now stands at 1-2, with their next game coming Friday night at Laquey. Game time is set for 4:30 p.m.
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