Gameday Predators 11U got out to a ten-run lead in the second inning and held on for a 16-14 victory over Colorado Crushers 11U on Sunday. Colorado Crushers 11U scored 12 runs in the failed comeback. Jesse N, Giovonni M, Jaidyn B, Jayden W, Dax N, and Ryan D fueled the rally with RBIs.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Gameday Predators 11U collected 20 hits and Colorado Crushers 11U had 17.
Gameday Predators 11U fired up the offense in the first inning, when Hans B singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
Colorado Crushers 11U scored seven runs in the second inning. Jesse, Giovonni, Jaidyn, Jayden, and Dax each had RBIs in the big inning.
Shane S got the start for Gameday Predators 11U. Shane lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing nine hits and nine runs while walking one.
Dax was on the mound for Colorado Crushers 11U . The righty allowed five runs on five hits and walked zero. Zavier D and Jaidyn entered the game as relief, throwing three innings and one inning respectively.
Gameday Predators 11U racked up 20 hits on the day. Kolton C, Griffin R, Brooks B, Eli N, Shane, Hans, and Keaton D all managed multiple hits for Gameday Predators 11U. Griffin and Kolton each collected three hits to lead Gameday Predators 11U. Kolton led Gameday Predators 11U with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with nine stolen bases.
Colorado Crushers 11U totaled 17 hits in the game. Frankie B, Dax, Joevanni B, Jesse, and Jayden each collected multiple hits for Colorado Crushers 11U . Colorado Crushers 11U stole nine bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Frankie led the way with three.