MERRICK MAYHEM 8U asserted their will over Franklin Square Lightning on their way to an easy 12-2 victory MERRICK MAYHEM 8U got things moving in the first inning, when LUCAS F grounded out, scoring one run. Franklin Square Lightning knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the first inning. Franklin Square Lightning scored two runs when Sal doubled. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second ETHAN M drew a walk, scoring one run and Aaron induced SPENCER B to hit into a fielder's choice, but two runs scored. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U scored five runs in the third inning. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U batters contributing to the big inning included Nick R and ETHAN, who each had RBIs in the inning. Nick was on the hill for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. He went three innings, allowing two runs on one hit and striking out six. Aaron was on the pitcher's mound for Franklin Square Lightning. He lasted two and two-thirds innings, allowing six hits and ten runs while striking out five. Dyln threw one inning in relief. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U tallied eight hits in the game. LUCAS and HUNTER O each racked up multiple hits for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. HUNTER and LUCAS each collected two hits to lead MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U tore up the base paths, as four players stole at least two bases. BRYCE R led the way with three.