15U Grabs Lead In Fifth Inning To Defeat Final Score Sporting Goods Heat Baseball
The Stark County Terriers 15U took the lead late in the game in an 8-6 victory over Final Score Sporting Goods Heat Baseball on Thursday. The game was tied at three with the Terriers batting in the top of the fifth when Ty Sowers doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Stark County built a five-run lead in the sixth inning and then held off Final Score's charge. Final Score scored three runs in the failed comeback on a fielder's choice by Colin Russ, a walk by Owen Menge, and a single by Cody Davis.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Final Score Sporting Goods Heat Baseball 15U tied things up at three when Russ drew a walk, scoring one run.
Final Score scored three runs in the sixth inning. The offensive firepower was led by Russ, Menge, and Davis, all driving in runs in the inning.
Caden Goodwin led things off on the hill for Stark County. He went three and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on four hits and striking out seven.
Andrew Champagne led things off on the pitcher's mound for Final Score. He surrendered eight runs on 13 hits over six innings, striking out five.
The Terriers racked up 13 hits in the game. Curt Taylor, Goodwin, Braden Broom, and Sowers each racked up multiple hits. Taylor went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the team in hits.
Final Score tallied eight hits on the day. Davis and CJ Forster collected multiple hits. Davis led Final Score with three hits in four at bats.