Cavemen watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 15-2 loss to Timpanogos on Wednesday. Timpanogos took the lead on a double in the first inning.
The Cavemen struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Timpanogos, giving up 15 runs.
In the first inning, Timpanogos got their offense started. E Hicken drove in one when Hicken doubled.
Timpanogos scored five runs in the second inning. T Gutierrez and Hicken all drove in runs in the frame.
Hicken led the Timpanogos to victory in the pitcher’s circle. Hicken surrendered two runs on five hits over five innings, striking out eight.
Audree Bellus took the loss for Cavemen. The righty lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits and seven runs.
Timpanogos smacked four home runs on the day. Hicken went yard in the second and fourth innings. A King put one out in the fifth inning. B Schinell had a long ball in the third inning.
Kylee Luci led Cavemen with two hits in two at bats.
Timpanogos collected 13 hits. Hicken, Schinell, Gutierrez, and B Mills each managed multiple hits for Timpanogos. Hicken went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Timpanogos in hits.