AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Streaking AquaSox beat Hillsboro for 6th consecutive win

Spencer Packard hits a leadoff home run and Everett never looks back in a 5-2 win.

HILLSBORO, Ore. — Spencer Packard hit a leadoff home run, Justin Lavey tripled and scored twice and the streaking Everett AquaSox beat the Hillsboro Hops 5-2 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win.

The AquaSox jumped out to an early 3-0 lead after the top of the first inning. Packard led off the game with a shot to right field, James Parker added a run-scoring single and another run scored on an error.

Juan Merceded started for Everett (26-29) and allowed only one hit and no runs in three innings while striking out four. Isaiah Campbell pitched a clean ninth inning with a strikout to earn the save.

Neyfy Castillo had two of the four hits in the game for Hillsboro (26-28).

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