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Western Legion Post 522 Green Grabs Lead In Sixth Inning For Victory Over Statesville Post 113
Author: Post 522 Administrator
Date: 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Western Legion Post 522 Green stole the lead late in the game in an 11-5 victory over Statesville Post 113 on Thursday. The game was tied at four with Western Legion Post 522 Green batting in the bottom of the sixth when Ryan MacDonald singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs. Western secured the victory thanks to seven runs in the sixth inning. MacDonald, Eli Wylam, Jaden Knight, Harrison Lewis, and Connor Peterson all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning. Western fired up the offense in the first inning.
Western Legion Post 522 Green scored one run when Tate Vogler singled. In the top of the fifth inning, Statesville Post 113 tied things up at four when Baldwin doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Lewis got the win for Western Legion Post 522 Green. He surrendered one run on one hit over two innings, striking out five and walking zero. Cam Daly threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Jackson took the loss for Statesville Post 113. He surrendered zero runs on three hits over four innings, walking zero.
Braden Stewart started the game for Western Legion Post 522 Green. He lasted four innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out five and walking one Trey Hillman started the game for Statesville Post 113. He surrendered four runs on one hit over one inning, striking out one.
Western Legion Post 522 Green collected ten hits on the day. MacDonald, Matthew Browning, and Vogler each collected multiple hits for Western Legion Post 522 Green. Vogler, Browning, and MacDonald each collected two hits to lead Western Legion Post 522 Green. Western Legion Post 522 Green stole eight bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Browning led the way with two.
Statesville Post 113 totaled six hits in the game. Baldwin and Jeremiah Cass all collected multiple hits for Statesville Post 113.