Jun 10, 2018 | Dan Thompson | 360 views
Seven Run Rally In The Fifth Paces 16S
LHP Connor Carr-Matthews masterfully weaved his way through 6 innings, striking out 5 along the way and the 16u Terriers came away with a 10-0 victory over London on Sunday afternoon. Connor allowed 3 hits and walked just two Badger hitters.
The Terriers jumped out into an early 1-0 lead when lead off hitter Elijha Hammill belted a triple that cleared the left fielders head and one hopped the fence.
He later crossed on Connor O'Halloran's RBI ground out to first.
After a scoreless second, Tyson Gomm started the bottom of the third with a double that he scorched to left. He eventually scored on another Connor O'Halloran RBI ground out to make it 2-0.
The game was put away in the bottom of the fifth when the Terriers poured it on with a huge seven run rally. Liam Bavington got it going with a towering homer to left field that landed over the fence, just below the scoreboard. After Jakob Cellupica, Tyson Gomm and Hammill loaded the bases, O'Halloran smashed the first pitch he saw to the left field corner for two RBI. Joe Iannuzzi, O'Halloran, Daniel Freeman, Ben Baker and Bavington all followed with RBI's to make the score 9-0. The Terriers scored another run in the sixth for the 10-0 mercy after six innings of play.
Game two was was a tighter affair but the Terriers did come out on top with a 8-5 victory.
The 16s took three of four on the weekend after splitting a pair in London on Saturday.