It came down to the last play, but Gameday Predators 11U was on the wrong end of a 9-8 defeat to Diamond Club – Maynes 11U on Saturday. Diamond Club – Maynes 11U trailed 8-7 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Cameron singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Despite the loss, Gameday Predators 11U did collect eight hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Diamond Club – Maynes 11U had 15 hits on the way to victory.
In the first inning, Gameday Predators 11U got their offense started when Hans B singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
In the top of the third inning, Gameday Predators 11U tied things up at six when Trae F singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.
Diamond Club – Maynes 11U scored six runs in the second inning. Shane, Avery, Tanner, and Kyler each drove in runs during the inning.
Luke got the start for Diamond Club – Maynes 11U. The fireballer allowed five hits and five runs over two innings, striking out one and walking one.
Eli N started the game for Gameday Predators 11U. The pitcher allowed seven hits and six runs over two innings, striking out three and walking zero. Hans threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Kolton C went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Gameday Predators 11U in hits. Gameday Predators 11U stole ten bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Hans led the way with three.
Diamond Club – Maynes 11U collected 15 hits on the day. Tanner, Kyler, Cameron, Avery, and Reese all collected multiple hits for Diamond Club – Maynes 11U. Tanner led Diamond Club – Maynes 11U with three hits in three at bats.