There were runs aplenty on Saturday, as MERRICK MAYHEM 9U defeated Beast Black 9U 13-7.
In the first inning, MERRICK MAYHEM 9U got their offense started when ANDREW P singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs.
MERRICK MAYHEM 9U pulled away for good with two runs in the second inning. In the second DREW B grounded out, scoring two runs.
MERRICK MAYHEM 9U notched six runs in the third inning. MAX H and BRYCE F powered the big inning with RBIs.
Beast Black 9U scored three runs in the fourth inning. Beast Black 9U's big inning was driven by a single by Salatis, a home run by Morris, and a groundout by Campagnone.
LOGAN M was on the mound for MERRICK MAYHEM 9U. LOGAN went one-third of an inning, allowing zero runs on zero hits and walking zero.
Veninno was on the pitcher's mound for Beast Black 9U. Veninno allowed three hits and four runs over two innings, striking out one. Merkle threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.
MERRICK MAYHEM 9U hit one home run on the day. BRYCE put one out in the third inning.
GAVIN J led MERRICK MAYHEM 9U with two hits in two at bats. MERRICK MAYHEM 9Utore up the base paths, as four players stole at least two bases. ZACH B led the way with three.
Salatis went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Beast Black 9U in hits. Campagnone led Beast Black 9U with six stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with 17 stolen bases.