West's bats were strong against Mid-Atlantic on Monday, but it wasn't enough as West fell 12-9.
West took an early lead in the first inning. A wild pitch by Garrett Drew scored one run for West.
Mid-Atlantic took the lead for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second R.J. Vashey homered off of Joey Gray, driving in one run and Charlie Meglio homered off of Joey, driving in two runs.
West scored five runs in the third inning. West's big inning was driven by a double by Drew Rutter, a single by Joey, a single by A.J. Gamulao, a fielder's choice by Matt Haddad, and a single by Danny Lawler.
Mid-Atlantic scored nine runs in the third inning. Mid-Atlantic's big inning was driven by a home run by R.J., a wild pitch , a single by Anthony Abbonizio, a single by Tai Mann, a single by Chris Cartnick, a double by J.R. Osmond, and a groundout.
Chris earned the win for Mid-Atlantic. He threw three and a third innings, surrendering three runs, three hits, striking out three, and walking one. Joey took the loss for West. He went four and a third innings, allowing 12 runs, 15 hits, striking out two, and walking zero.
Garrett started the game for Mid-Atlantic. He threw two and a third innings, surrendering three runs, four hits, striking out five, and walking one.
Home runs for Mid-Atlantic came when Charlie homered in the second inning and R.J. homered in the second and third innings.
West had 11 hits in the game. A.J., Tyler Ankrum, Joey, and Drew each collected multiple hits for West. Drew, Joey, Tyler, and A.J. each managed two hits to lead West.
Mid-Atlantic collected 16 hits. R.J., Charlie, Garrett, and J.R. each collected multiple hits for Mid-Atlantic. R.J. led Mid-Atlantic with three runs batted in. He went 3-for-4 on the day.
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