Tanner Hurt

Tanner Hurt gets ready to catch a pickoff throw from Tanner Huber at second as Brody Riecken backs up the throw. Gretna took Omaha Skutt into extra innings before dropping the game 6-5

Corey Solotorovsky

The No.10 rated Gretna Drag- ons took to the road on Thursday, April 5 to take on No.4 Omaha Skutt in a top 10 Class B Showdown.

Gretna managed to strike first with a single run in the top of the first, but the Skyhawks quickly countered with a run of their own in the bottom of the inning. Gretna though kept at it scoring a single run in the top of the third and 2 runs in the top of the fifth to go up 4-1. Skutt though pulled to runs back in the bottom of the fifth pulling within 4-3. Gretna stretched their lead back to 5-3 in the top of the sixth, but 2 Skyhawk runs in the bot- tom of the seventh tied the game at 5-5 and sent it to extra innings. It took till the bottom of the ninth inning for a team to find he game winner as Skutt won the game in walk-off fashion 6-5.

No stats provided for Gretna. The Dragons are now 2-3 on the year.

Thursday, April 5

#10 Gretna 101021000 – 5

#4 O.Skutt 101020201 – 6