Westfield Shamrocks JV Green nabbed the lead late in the game in a 9-8 victory over Pendleton Heights on Monday. The game was tied at eight with Westfield Shamrocks JV Green batting in the top of the eighth when Christan Sherrick singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.
Westfield Shamrocks JV Green built a four-run lead in the third inning and then held off Pendleton Heights’s charge. Pendleton Heights scored six runs in the failed comeback on a walk by Robbins in the fourth, a error in the fourth, a double by Weaver in the fourth, and a double by Robbins in the fifth.
Westfield Shamrocks JV Green fired up the offense in the second inning, when Troy Distler doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.
Pendleton Heights evened things up at eight in the bottom of the seventh inning. Pendleton Heights scored two runs on a stolen base.
Westfield Shamrocks JV Green tallied four runs in the seventh inning. The rally was led by singles by Ryland Sutcliffe, Zander Nguyen, Jackson Bieghler, and Gage Stanifer.
Cody South was on the mound for Westfield Shamrocks JV Green. He surrendered five runs on two hits over three innings, striking out seven.
Mollenkopf toed the rubber for Pendleton Heights. He lasted five and a third innings, allowing 15 hits and eight runs while striking out three and walking zero. Hawk and Mckeand entered the game from the bullpen, throwing one and two-thirds innings and one inning respectively.
Westfield Shamrocks JV Green racked up 19 hits. Stanifer, Bieghler, South, Isaac Minder, and Maximus Webster each racked up multiple hits for Westfield Shamrocks JV Green. Stanifer led Westfield Shamrocks JV Green with three hits in four at bats. Westfield Shamrocks JV Green tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Casey Fanelli led the way with two.
Harris went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Pendleton Heights in hits.