Jax Biggers

Crawdads’ Jax Biggers (2) drives a ball to the right side in this file photo. Biggers finished with three singles in Hickory's 8-3 win over Augusta on Tuesday.

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- Tyreque Reed homered and singled, driving home three runs and scoring a couple as the Hickory Crawdads beat the Augusta GreenJackets 8-3 on Tuesday.

Jax Biggers singled three times with two runs for Hickory.

Trailing 4-2 in the sixth, Augusta cut into the lead when Frankie Tostado hit a solo home run.

The Crawdads added to their lead in the eighth inning when Pedro Gonzalez hit a two-run single.

Hickory right-hander Hans Crouse (4-1) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing three runs on five hits over six innings. Opposing starter Keaton Winn (5-7) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game after giving up four runs and seven hits over five innings.

Tostado hit two solo homers for the GreenJackets.

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