MERRICK MAYHEM 10U defeated Long Island 10U Junior Ducks 7-6 on Wednesday after taking the lead late in the game. MERRICK MAYHEM 10U was down 6-5 in the top of the sixth inning when MERRICK MAYHEM 10U scored two runs on a stolen base.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as MERRICK MAYHEM 10U collected six hits and Long Island 10U Junior Ducks five in the high-scoring affair
Long Island 10U Junior Ducks evened things up at five in the bottom of the fifth inning when Anthony R doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Long Island 10U Junior Ducks scored three runs in the third inning. Long Island 10U Junior Ducks batters contributing to the big inning included Gavin P and Sal E, who all drove in runs.
HAYDEN T took the win for MERRICK MAYHEM 10U. The righty lasted two and a third innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out one and walking one. ETHAN Mthrew one inning in relief out of the bullpen. ETHAN recorded the last three outs to earn the save for MERRICK MAYHEM 10U.
Andrew E took the loss for Long Island 10U Junior Ducks . Andrew surrendered two runs on two hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out five and walking one.
Travis R started the game for Long Island 10U Junior Ducks . The righthander allowed four hits and five runs over four and a third innings, striking out eight KURT R started the game for MERRICK MAYHEM 10U. KURT went two and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs on one hit and striking out one.
MERRICK MAYHEM 10U totaled six hits. BEN G and GAVIN J all managed multiple hits for MERRICK MAYHEM 10U. GAVIN and BEN each collected two hits to lead MERRICK MAYHEM 10U. MERRICK MAYHEM 10U stole 11 bases during the game as three players stole more than one. BEN led the way with two.