Jul 22, 2011 | Dan Thompson | 274 views
Jrs Off To Semi Finals In Music City
After dropping a barn burner on Friday night, an 11-9 shootout versus the Murfreesboro Diamondbacks, the Terriers have advanced to the semi finals of the 17u World Series with a thrilling 3-2 bottom of the seventh walk off victory over Canes Baseball(TN).
The Terriers scored runs in the first inning with a clutch two out RBI by shortstop Robert Grilli scoring Turner Spears.
Their second run was scored in the bottom of the third by Aaron Loder who worked a lead off walk, stole second and scored on a Travis Seabrooke RBI single.
Bryce Schumilas was handed the ball for the start and allowed just two hits through 5 innings of excellent work. He did not walk a Cane hitter, and left the game leading 2-1. Lefty Bruce Yari came on in relief in the sixth and pitched out of a first and third jam after the Canes had tied the game at 2-2.
The game stayed deadlocked at twos till the bottom of the seventh when Travis Seabrooke lead the inning off with a single. Turner Spears was then called upon to pinch run. Nick Dimpfel stepped in next, and rocketed the ball over the Canes centerfielders head, however they executed a perfect relay, nailing Spears at the plate. After intentional walks to TJ Baker and Cal Quantrill, to load the bases, Geoffrey Seto delievered the game winning RBI sac fly to left for the victory.
The semi final goes at 11:30am on Sunday morning.