14U Clinches Lead In Eighth Inning To Defeat Jackson Gold
The Terriers 14U stole the lead late and defeated Jackson Gold 10-9 on Saturday. The game was tied at six with the Terriers batting in the top of the eighth when an error scored one run.
Stark County built a four-run lead in the eighth inning and then held off Jackson Gold's charge. Jackson Gold scored three runs in the failed comeback on a single by Hillard, a groundout by Gandee, and a error.
The Terriers took the lead in the second inning when Nick Walter drew a walk, scoring one run.
In the top of the seventh inning, Stark County tied things up at six. Zack Stokoe's sac fly scored one run for the Terriers.
Jackson Gold scored four runs in the fifth inning. The big inning for Jackson Gold came thanks to singles by Yung and Smith and by Lombard.
Jackson Lurie toed the rubber for the Terriers. He allowed three hits and two runs over two innings, striking out three.
Gandee was on the pitcher's mound for Jackson. He allowed no hits and no runs over one and one-third innings, striking out two and walking none.
The Terriers tallied nine hits in the game. Christopher Maurer and Chase Duplain all had multiple hits for Stark County. Maurer went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead in hits. Stokoe led the Terriers with three stolen bases, as the team ran wild on the base paths with 12 stolen bases.
Jackson Gold collected 12 hits on the day. Zimmerman and Morgan each racked up multiple hits for Jackson Gold. Zimmerman led Jackson Gold with three hits in five at bats.