Green Wave lose tourney title game despite no-hitter

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

ANDERSON — With the tying runner on third, Bennett Simon came up to the plate for the Easley Green Wave with the inaugural Shock City Invitational tournament on the line.

The Green Wave, 3-0 in tournament play, trailed region foe and tournament host T.L. Hanna 1-0 with two outs in the bottom of the seventh and needed the offense badly.

However, a base hit was a big ask for either team on a night where Easley had only managed one hit and held the Yellow Jackets to zero, but it was now or never for the Green Wave.

The hit never came, though, as Simon grounded out to end the last-second rally, allowing Hanna to become the first-ever Shock City Tournament champions in a 1-0 win.

“There’s a lot of different ways to win baseball games,” T.L Hanna head coach Daniel Crenshaw said. “Luckily

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