A hit batsman, a few stolen bases, and a fielder's choice led to Junction City scoring a run in the top of the first. A later Generals runner is thrown out at second by Giants catcher Dale Ricketts.
In the bottom of the first, the Giants get a hit from Aaron Rea but leave him stranded. 1-0 Generals after one.
A Generals runner scores from third on a throwing error on a play at first. Another runner scores on a fielder's choice. A third run scores on a sac fly. It's 4-0 Generals after 1 1/2.
No runs, no hits for the Giants in the bottom of the second.
Generals score again in top of the third. Ryan Seidel goes into the bullpen to warm up, but starter Kevin Sweeney gets out of the inning without further damage. 5-0 Generals in the middle of the 3rd.
Dale Ricketts scores from 3rd on a double by Blake Stroth. Giants are on the board. 5-1 Generals going into the 4th.
Generals score in the 4th on a series of errors. Ryan Seidel replaces Kevin Sweeney on the mound for the Giants. One out in the top of the 4th. ...and Seidel quickly gets two more outs. 6-1 Generals.
Giants get a single hit (from Ross Kivett) but no runs in the 4th.
No scoring by either team in the 5th. Still 6-1 Generals going into the sixth.
No additional runs in either half of the 6th, either.
Andy Urban warming up in the Giants' bullpen, one out to go in the top of the 7th.
Stretch-time. Still 6-1 Generals.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants' second run comes off the bat of David Longmore. 6-2 Generals going into the 8th.
Andy Urban goes in to pitch the top of the 8th for Topeka.
Generals score after a Giants miscue on an attempt to throw out a runner at third base. Now 7-2 Generals going into the bottom of the eighth.
Bottom of the eighth. Giants score on a 2-out single by Aaron Rea. And then Rea scores on a double by Josh Cyr. 7-4 Generals going into the 9th.
Casey Pierce goes in to pitch the top of the ninth for Topeka.
No runs, no hits for the Generals in the 9th. Giants need 3 runs to tie things up. Colin Murphy goes in to pitch for Junction City.
Ross Kivett reaches first on an error. David Longmore strikes out. Kivett scores on a triple by Dale Ricketts! Strikeout by Nigel Williamson. Boyer reaches on an err, Ricketts scores. Giants within one...but a strikeout by Stroth ends the rally and the game.
Generals had 7 runs on 7 hits with 2 errors. Giants ended up with 6 runs on 8 hits and 4 errors.
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