Three-run third pushes Lookouts over Trash Pandas, 6-4

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Lookouts Press Release) – Connor Curlis shined in his season debut for the Chattanooga Lookouts (3-2) in their 6-4 win over the Rocket City Trash Pandas (2-3). In six innings Curlis only allowed one run and one hit and struck out three batters.

In the first inning, the Trash Pandas jumped out to an early one-run lead when David MacKinnon doubled to right-center field and scored on an Orlando Martinez sacrifice fly.

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The Trash Pandas lead did not last early as the Lookouts offense broke through in the third. In that inning, Leonardo Rivas led off with a walk and Chuckie Robinson smacked a single to put two men on. Rivas scored on a fielder’s choice and the Lookouts tacked on two more on back-to-back singles by Garcia and Crook.

The team expanded on their lead with one more in the fourth and one more in the fifth. Rocket City tried to mount a comeback in the eighth but fell short.

Sunday, the two teams return for the sixth and final game of the series. Reiver Sanmartin takes the mound for Chattanooga Lookouts against Cooper Criswell. Game is set for 2:15 p.m. with gates at 1:00 p.m.

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Angela joined the News 12 team in November of 2017 as the weekend sports anchor and reporter. Angela is a proud member of an Army family, which means she has hometowns all over the Eastern Seaboard. Most recently, she calls Peachtree City, Georgia, home, where she graduated from Trinity Christian School and spent her free time driving her purple golf cart. She then headed to Milledgeville, Georgia, to attend Georgia College and State University. A proud Bobcat, Angela graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Mass Communication and represented her December 2016 class as one of three valedictorians. Angela comes to the Scenic City from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she worked at the NBC affiliate, WMBF News. Before the big move, she worked as Georgia College's Sports Information Assistant, which let her get paid to be the Bobcats' biggest fan. It all started in Savannah, Georgia, though, where she interned for SAV's number one station, WTOC. When she's not working, you can find Angela watching the New York Giants, Rangers or basically any other game that's on. She also loves traveling, hiking and exploring new places, all with her camera in hand. If you have any story ideas, big or small, feel free to reach out to her on Facebook and Twitter, or email her at amoryan@wdef.com."