Merrick Mayhem 11U watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in an 8-4 loss to Kings Park Knights 11U on Saturday. Kings Park Knights 11U scored on a double by Anthony Ro, a single by Jeremy R, an error, and a groundout by Gavin O in the first inning.
Merrick Mayhem 11U lost despite out-hitting Kings Park Knights 11U six to five.
After Merrick Mayhem 11U scored one run in the top of the fourth, Kings Park Knights 11U answered with one of their own. Merrick Mayhem 11U scored when ETHAN M singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. Kings Park Knights 11U then answered when Luca A grounded out, scoring one run.
Dylan S was credited with the victory for Kings Park Knights 11U. The bulldog allowed five hits and four runs over three and a third innings, striking out one. Jeremey R threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Jeremey recorded the last eight outs to earn the save for Kings Park Knights 11U.
HAYDEN T took the loss for Merrick Mayhem 11U. The pitcher surrendered seven runs on four hits over three and a third innings, striking out three.
MICHAEL S, TOMMY T, SPENCER B, LUCAS F, GAVIN J, and ETHAN each collected one hit to lead Merrick Mayhem 11U. ETHAN led Merrick Mayhem 11U with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with seven stolen bases.
Dylan S led Kings Park Knights 11U with two hits in two at bats. Kings Park Knights 11U tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Anthony G led the way with three.