Caps limited to four hits in loss to Fairview Heights

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Plaza Tire didn't get its first hit until the seventh inning of an 8-2 loss.

The Plaza Tire Capahas managed just four hits in an 8-2 road loss to Fairview Heights on Wednesday.

Fairview Heights pitcher Josh Meyle did not allow a hit until the seventh inning, when the Capahas (5-4) scored their only two runs.

Fairview, which finished with 12 hits, grabbed a 3-0 lead after the first inning and lead 8-0 after six.

Chad Boganpohl suffered the loss for Plaza Tire.

He scattered nine hits and struck out three batters in 6 2/3 innings.

Shayn Mabury replaced Boganpohl in the seventh and allowed three hits in the last 2 1/3 innings. Mabury struck out four.

Dustin Pritchett broke up the no-hitter with a leadoff single in the seventh. Daryl Graham singled to put runners at the corners before Jamie McAlister and Josh Ford connected on back-to-back RBI singles with two outs.

The Capahas will begin a six-game weekend homestand on Friday with a doubleheader against the Riverdogs.

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