MICHAEL D was clutch at the plate with runners on base on Saturday, driving in seven on three hits to lead Merrick MAYHEM 9U past Lynbrook Knights - Brenneis 18-15 on Saturday. MICHAEL drove in runs on a home run in the first, a triple in the second, and a grand slam in the third.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Merrick MAYHEM 9U collected 13 hits and Lynbrook Knights - Brenneis had nine.
Lynbrook Knights - Brenneis got on the board in the first inning. #8 grounded out, scoring one run.
Merrick MAYHEM 9U took the lead for good with four runs in the third inning. In the third MICHAEL homered on a 0-1 count, scoring four runs.
HUNTER R got the start for Merrick MAYHEM 9U. The pitcher allowed six hits and ten runs over one and two-thirds innings, striking out two.
#14 was on the pitcher's mound for Lynbrook Knights - Brenneis. The hurler surrendered ten runs on eight hits over two innings, striking out two. #2 and #12 entered the game as relief, throwing two innings and one inning respectively.
Merrick MAYHEM 9U hit two home run on the day. MICHAEL went yard in the first and third innings.
Merrick MAYHEM 9U racked up 13 hits on the day. MICHAEL, ANGEL T, JAMES C, and LUCA B each managed multiple hits for Merrick MAYHEM 9U. ANGEL and MICHAEL all had three hits to lead Merrick MAYHEM 9U. LUCA led Merrick MAYHEM 9U with four stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with 17 stolen bases.
Lynbrook Knights - Brenneis totaled nine hits. #12, #14, and #2 all collected multiple hits for Lynbrook Knights - Brenneis. Lynbrook Knights - Brenneis tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. #7 led the way with two.