MERRICK MAYHEM 8U defeated Sharks Academy 8-7 on Saturday thanks to a walk-off double. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U was down 7-6 in the bottom of the sixth inning when Dean W doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.
MERRICK MAYHEM 8U earned the victory despite allowing Sharks Academy to score four runs in the second inning. The offensive firepower by Sharks Academy was led by E M, A G, M H, and G L, who each had RBIs in the inning.
MERRICK MAYHEM 8U got things started in the first inning. SAM K singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Sharks Academy evened things up at five in the top of the fifth inning when L P doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Dean earned the victory on the pitcher's mound for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. The pitcher allowed zero hits and zero runs over one inning, striking out three. SAM threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.
J D started the game for Sharks Academy. The hurler lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out five. J Y threw three and a third innings out of the bullpen.
LUKAS D started the game for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. The righthander lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing zero hits and four runs while striking out five.
MERRICK MAYHEM 8U racked up ten hits on the day. SAM, VINCENT D, and LUKAS each had multiple hits for MERRICK MAYHEM 8U. SAM led MERRICK MAYHEM 8U with three hits in three at bats. MERRICK MAYHEM 8U didn't commit a single error in the field. DREW D had the most chances in the field with 15.
L went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Sharks Academy in hits.