MERRICK MAYHEM 8U nabbed the lead late in the game in a 6-5 victory over FS Franklin Square Tigers 8U on Friday. The game was tied at five with MERRICK MAYHEM 8U batting in the bottom of the fifth when an error scored one run for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U earned the victory despite allowing FS Franklin Square Tigers 8U to score three runs in the fifth inning. Nicholas B and Jack M each drove in runs during the inning. FS Franklin Square Tigers 8U fired up the offense in the first inning, when Jasper P doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. ETHAN M led things off on the hill for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. He surrendered two runs on four hits over three innings, striking out seven. Nicholas toed the rubber for FS Franklin Square Tigers 8U. He surrendered five runs on six hits over three innings, striking out three. Shane M threw two innings in relief. ETHAN led MERRICK MAYHEM 8U with two hits in three at bats. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U stole 11 bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Tommy T led the way with three.