NABF World Series Champs! Terriers Score 5 In Top Of The 9th To Win It!
The Stark County Terriers are 2023 NABF World Series Champions — AGAIN!
The Terriers snagged a late lead and defeated the SAYO Grays 13-10 on Sunday at Sports Force Park in Sandusky, Ohio! The game was tied at ten with Stark County batting in the top of the ninth when Aidan Grabowski doubled on a 3-1 count, scoring two runs.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as the Terriers collected 13 hits and the Grays nine in the high-scoring affair.
In the first inning, Stark County got their offense going when Nathan Grega's sac fly scored one run. The Terriers added 4 more runs in the third inning.
The Grays scored four runs in the seventh inning thanks to a triple by Teonis Pimintel, a single by Marcel Garcia, an error on a ball put in play by Josuel Santos, and a double by Bryan Pena.
Griffen Ailes earned the win for the Terriers. The righty allowed six hits and five runs over four and a third innings of relief, striking out one and walking one.
#14 took the loss for the SAYO Grays. The bulldog lasted one and one-third innings, allowing four hits and five runs while striking out one.
Philip Drogavich started the game for the Grays. Drogavich allowed seven hits and seven runs over five and a third innings, striking out one. Drew Becker started the game for Stark County. Becker allowed three hits and five runs over four and two-thirds innings, striking out seven.
The Terriers launched one home run on the day — Benny Hymes went yard in the eighth inning.
Stark County totaled 13 hits. Parker Varney, Hymes, Grabowski, Braden Broom, and Ty Williams each racked up multiple hits. Varney went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead the team.
The SAYO Grays racked up nine hits in the game. Pimintel, Pena, and Kenny Scottborgh each had multiple hits.