Merrick MAYHEM 9U lost the lead late in a 14-9 defeat to LSW Astros 9U on Sunday. The game was tied at nine with LSW Astros 9U batting in the top of the sixth when Michael drew a walk, scoring one run.
Despite the loss, Merrick MAYHEM 9U did collect eight hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, LSW Astros 9U had eight hits on the way to victory.
Merrick MAYHEM 9U fired up the offense in the first inning, when LOGAN M singled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.
Merrick MAYHEM 9U scored five runs in the fifth inning. The offensive onslaught by Merrick MAYHEM 9U was led by ANGEL T, MICHAEL D, LOGAN, and ISAAC D, who all drove in runs.
ANGEL started the game for Merrick MAYHEM 9U. The lefty lasted three innings, allowing three hits and four runs while striking out three. BRODY G and RYAN O entered the game as relief, throwing two and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively.
Merrick MAYHEM 9U tallied eight hits in the game. MICHAEL and ETHAN R all had multiple hits for Merrick MAYHEM 9U. ETHAN and MICHAEL each collected two hits to lead Merrick MAYHEM 9U. Merrick MAYHEM 9U tore up the base paths, as five players stole at least two bases. BRODY led the way with four.
LSW Astros 9U had eight hits in the game. Colon and Ryan each managed multiple hits for LSW Astros 9U. LSW Astros 9U stole six bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Michael led the way with two. LSW Astros 9U didn't commit a single error in the field. Brandon had the most chances in the field with two.