The Casper Horseheads found themselves in a deep hole early and never got out it.

The teams was down 9-0 after 1 1/2 innings, battled back to cut the deficit to 9-7, but then gave up 7 runs in the 7th, and lost 17-9 vs. Pierre.

Andrew Garcia was 1 for 4 batting with 3 RBI's.

Charles Steele was 3 for 5 with 2 RBI's and Robert Cruz with 3 for 5 with 2 RBI's.

The Horseheads are 8-18 on the season and play the next 8 games ahead before the All-Star break.

It starts with a Saturday single game at Spearfish and then a Sunday double-head at Spearfish, to make up a rain out from this past Monday.