MERRICK MAYHEM 8U fought back after falling down by five runs in the fourth inning. The comeback fell just short though, in an 8-6 defeat to Long Island Junior Ducks 8u on Sunday. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U scored one run on a single in the fifth inning. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U fell behind early in the loss. Long Island Junior Ducks 8u scored on a walk by #27, a walk by #11, and a fielder's choice by #17 in the first inning. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U put up three runs in the fifth inning. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U scored its runs on a single by ETHAN M. Mike led things off on the hill for Long Island Junior Ducks 8u. He lasted four innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out three. ETHAN led things off on the pitcher's mound for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. He surrendered four runs on one hit over one inning, striking out one. SPENCER B and HAYDEN T entered the game from the bullpen, throwing three and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U racked up six hits. BRADY K and ETHAN all had multiple hits for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. ETHAN and BRADY each managed two hits to lead MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U stole seven bases during the game as two players stole more than one. SPENCER led the way with two. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Zack H made the most plays with five.