MERRICK MAYHEM 9U took the lead late and defeated LONG ISLAND JR DUCKS 7-4 on Tuesday. The game was tied at three with MERRICK MAYHEM 9U batting in the top of the fourth when HUDSON S singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
LONG ISLAND JR DUCKS scored three runs in the third inning, but MERRICK MAYHEM 9Ustill managed to pull out the victory. Kolman and Cutrone all drove in runs in the frame.
MERRICK MAYHEM 9U got things moving in the first inning, when ETHAN M singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
LONG ISLAND JR DUCKS knotted the game up at three in the bottom of the third inning. Cutrone drew a walk, scoring two runs.
After MERRICK MAYHEM 9U scored one run in the top of the fifth, LONG ISLAND JR DUCKS answered with one of their own. LONG ISLAND JR DUCKS then answered when Kolman hit a solo homer.
MERRICK MAYHEM 9U pulled away for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth ANTHONY P grounded out, scoring one run.
SPENCER B led the MERRICK MAYHEM 9U to victory on the mound. He allowed one hit and one run over two and a third innings, striking out two and walking one. ETHAN threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. ETHAN recorded the last three outs to earn the save for MERRICK MAYHEM 9U.
Fredricks took the loss for LONG ISLAND JR DUCKS. He allowed seven hits and six runs over three and two-thirds innings, striking out five.
HAYDEN T started the game for MERRICK MAYHEM 9U. He went two and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out three.
MERRICK MAYHEM 9U totaled eight hits in the game. ETHAN and SPENCER all managed multiple hits for MERRICK MAYHEM 9U. SPENCER and ETHAN all had two hits to lead MERRICK MAYHEM 9U. MERRICK MAYHEM 9U tore up the base paths, as three players stole at least two bases. HUDSON led the way with three.
Kolman went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead LONG ISLAND JR DUCKS in hits. LONG ISLAND JR DUCKS stole nine bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Erato led the way with two.