By McKenzie Konop
The Rattlers managed to bring home the win against the Peoria Chiefs with a score of 7-5. The Timber Rattlers started out strong in the bottom of the second with Payton Henry hitting a home run to left center field. Zack Clark also singled on a line drive to the Chief’s right fielder, Bryce Denton, which set a chain reaction for Gilbert Lara and Rob Henry to score along with Nic Pierre moving to third. Clark then singles from a line drive to the Chief’s center fielder J.R. Davis with Pierre scoring a run in the bottom of the fourth. The bottom of the fifth consisted of Tristan Lutz hitting a home run allowing Trever Morrison to score. Christian Taugner pitched a winning game in six innings with nine hits, two runs and two strikeouts.
The Timber Rattlers are back in action against the Chiefs today at 1:05 p.m.