Merrick Mayhem 11U stayed in it until the end, but Islip Owls pulled away late in a 10-6 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at six with Islip Owls batting in the top of the sixth when #8 singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Merrick Mayhem 11U collected eight hits and Islip Owls had 13 in the high-scoring affair.
Islip Owls got things started in the first inning when #32 doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, Merrick Mayhem 11U tied things up at six. ETHAN M drove in two when ETHAN homered.
Merrick Mayhem 11U put up three runs in the fifth inning. Merrick Mayhem 11U put the pressure on, lead by a home run by ETHAN and a fielder's choice by SPENCER B.
#3 got the win for Islip Owls. The bulldog went two innings, allowing two runs on two hits. #27 and #48 entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
ETHAN took the loss for Merrick Mayhem 11U. The righty allowed three hits and four runs over one inning.
KURT R started the game for Merrick Mayhem 11U. The pitcher went two innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out one and walking zero.
Merrick Mayhem 11U tallied one home run on the day. ETHAN had a dinger in the fifth inning.
Merrick Mayhem 11U totaled eight hits. ETHAN and BEN G all collected multiple hits for Merrick Mayhem 11U. ETHAN led Merrick Mayhem 11U with three hits in three at bats. Merrick Mayhem 11U was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. HUDSON S had the most chances in the field with five. HAYDEN T led Merrick Mayhem 11Uwith three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with nine stolen bases.
Islip Owls tallied 13 hits. #32, #4, and #2 all had multiple hits for Islip Owls. #32 went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Islip Owls in hits. Islip Owls didn't commit a single error in the field. #27had one chances in the field, the most on the team.