Despite a 5-run deficit in the fourth inning, MERRICK MAYHEM 8U almost came all the way back, eventually falling 5-3 to Merrick Bellmore Warriors on Saturday. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U scored three runs in the failed comeback on a walk by Nick R, a fielder's choice by KURT R, and a double by ETHAN M. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U lost despite out-hitting Merrick Bellmore Warriors three to two. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U notched three runs in the fifth inning. The rally was led by a walk by Nick, a fielder's choice by KURT, and a double by ETHAN. Ben S was on the pitcher's mound for Merrick Bellmore Warriors. He allowed one hit and zero runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out six. SPENCER B led things off on the mound for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. He allowed zero hits and zero runs over one-third of an inning, striking out one. HAYDEN T and ETHAN entered the game as relief, throwing three and two-thirds innings and one inning respectively. ETHAN went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead MERRICK MAYHEM 8U in hits. ANTHONY P led MERRICK MAYHEM 8U with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with ten stolen bases.