Joliet Admirals fought back after falling down by four runs in the fifth inning. Their comeback fell just short with the ending score 8-7 defeat by the DuPage County Hounds on Saturday.
The Hounds scored right away in the first with Cocco singles a line drive to center field and Welch with a single, then Stewart hitting a ground ball and advances to third on an error scoring Cocco and Welch.
Admirals score just one in the first with Drada hitting a sacrifice fly to center which scored Fleming.
The Joliet Admirals scored six runs in the failed comeback on a single by Drada in the fifth, a single by Flummerfelt in the sixth, and a single by Heinlein in the seventh, and in the eighth.
After DuPage County Hounds scored two runs in the top of the fifth, Admirals answered with their own. The Hounds scored with Tittle doubled off of Jacob Hennessy, driving in one run and there was an error, socring one run. Drada and the Admirals answered with Drada singled off of Charlie Wright, driving in two runs.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Joliet Admirals tied things up at 5. Drada's sac fly scored one run for them.
Joliet Admirals had a total of nine hits in the game. Flummerfelt and Zordani each collected multiple hits.
DuPage County Hounds had 11 hits in the ball game. Tittle, Stewart, and Welch each collected multiple hits for the Hounds.