COOPER C had a busy day at the plate on Sunday, smacking four hits in Merrick MAYHEM 8U's 15-2 victory over Garden City Aviators 8U. COOPER singled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fourth, and singled in the fifth.
Merrick MAYHEM 8U got on the board in the first inning. RYAN O grounded out, scoring two runs.
Merrick MAYHEM 8U notched five runs in the fifth inning. ANGEL T, COOPER, Brody F, CJ A, and MICHAEL D each drove in runs during the inning.
MASON S pitched Merrick MAYHEM 8U to victory. The pitcher lasted three innings, allowing two hits and two runs while striking out six. MICHAEL and CJ entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. CJ recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Merrick MAYHEM 8U.
Eamon H took the loss for Garden City Aviators 8U. The righthander went one-third of an inning, allowing five runs on three hits.
Merrick MAYHEM 8U totaled 15 hits in the game. COOPER, JACK B, MICHAEL, CJ, and ANGEL each collected multiple hits for Merrick MAYHEM 8U. COOPER led Merrick MAYHEM 8U with four hits in four at bats. Merrick MAYHEM 8U tore up the base paths, as four players stole at least two bases. CJ led the way with four.
Garden City Aviators 8U stole seven bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Eamon led the way with three. Garden City Aviators 8U was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Costa V had the most chances in the field with four.