MERRICK MAYHEM 8U defeated LI THUNDER RENZO 13-5 on Sunday thanks in part to ETHAN M, who drove in four runners. ETHAN drove in runs on a single in the first, a single in the second, and a single in the fourth. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U earned the victory despite allowing LI THUNDER RENZO to score five runs in the first inning. LI THUNDER RENZO batters contributing to the big inning included Slavin, Farrell, Dunbar, and Naglieri, who each had RBIs in the inning. LI THUNDER RENZO opened up scoring in the first inning. Slavin hit into a fielder's choice, scoring one run. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U pulled away for good with five runs in the second inning. In the second KURT R drew a walk, scoring one run, LUCAS F singled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs, and ETHAN singled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U notched five runs in the third inning. HAYDEN T, BRYCE R, ANTHONY P, and RYAN S powered the big inning with RBIs. KURT was on the pitcher's mound for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. He surrendered five runs on three hits over two-thirds of an inning, striking out two. Farrell started the game for LI THUNDER RENZO. He surrendered 12 runs on eight hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out one. Falcone threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U tallied nine hits. ETHAN and HAYDEN all collected multiple hits for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. ETHAN led MERRICK MAYHEM 8U with three hits in three at bats. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U stole 12 bases during the game as five players stole more than one. KURT led the way with three.