MERRICK MAYHEM 9U fell 7-4 to LI THUNDER - FOSTER on Sunday despite out-hitting them six to four.
MERRICK MAYHEM 9U captured the lead in the first inning. MERRICK MAYHEM 9U scored one run on a stolen base. LI THUNDER - FOSTER took the lead for good with five runs in the second inning. In the second Ziegler drew a walk, scoring one run, Salem drew a walk, scoring one run, Fostersingled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run, and Galluccio singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Galluccio was on the mound for LI THUNDER - FOSTER. He went six innings, allowing four runs on six hits and striking out six.
ETHAN M was on the hill for MERRICK MAYHEM 9U. He surrendered six runs on one hit over one and one-third innings, striking out two. HAYDEN T and KURT R entered the game as relief, throwing three and two-thirds innings and one inning respectively.
SPENCER B, LUCAS F, ETHAN, HUDSON S, TOMMY T, and BRADY K each collected one hit to lead MERRICK MAYHEM 9U. MERRICK MAYHEM 9U tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. ETHAN led the way with two.
Foster went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead LI THUNDER - FOSTER in hits. LI THUNDER - FOSTER stole nine bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Ziegler led the way with four.