Atlanta defeated White Oak 8-2 in game 2 of the 3-game regional quarterfinal in Gary Friday. Following game 2, the Rabbits defeated White Oak in the rubber game 14-2.
Jake Thompson was the winning pitcher in game two of the series and the first game Friday. Thompson and Kolby Mason were both 2 for three in the game and Thompson had a triple and a double. Mason had a double and Andy Samples also hit a double.
Rabbits bats exploded in game three
The Rabbits started off with 5 straight hits in the first and went up 5-2 in the first inning of deciding 3rd game of the series. Max Ebarb was with winning pitcher in the game. Rabbits Boom Bats exploded for 5 runs in the first and never looked back. White Oak had to use 5 pitchers in the game. Their starter, Bower, only lasted 1/3 of an inning and was taken out in the 1st inning.
Coach Hooten said that he wanted to thank the crowd that came out and supported the Rabbits.
Atlanta will now play Van Alstyne in the regional semifinals this coming week. Atlanta Rabbits baseball games are broadcasted live on KPYN 900 AM, 95.5 FM and KPYN.Net.