KWRT finally stopped the bleeding Sunday night in Junior Babe Ruth action against Imhoff Appliances at Twillman field in Harley park.
After dropping Saturday’s game against KFC 21-4, KWRT came back in the first game on Sunday to rally from a 9-7 deficit after six with five runs in the top-half of the seventh to beat Imhoff Appliances 12-10.
Meanwhile, in the late game, CARSTAR exploded for 10 runs in the fourth against Medical Arts for a 17-4 victory.
KWRT, who snapped the 10-game losing skid with the win, trailed Imhoff Appliances 4-1 after one, 5-4 after two and 6-5 after three. Then, after plating one run in each of the fourth and sixth innings of play to go up 7-6, KWRT allowed Imhoff Appliances to rally back with three in the bottom-half of the sixth to make it 9-7. Unfortunately for Imhoff Appliances, they never led again in the ballgame as KWRT came back and exploded for five runs in the top-half of the seventh to go ahead by a score of 12-9. Meanwhile, in the bottom-half of the seventh, Imhoff Appliances made it interesting by sending one run across.
Ben Horst picked up the win on the mound for KWRT while Zach Weber took the loss for Imhoff Appliances.
Dalton Vaughn started the game for KWRT and pitched the first-six innings, giving up seven runs, six earned, on nine hits and two walks while striking out 10. Ben Horst then came in and pitched one inning in relief and allowed three runs on two hits and one walk while striking out one.
For Imhoff Appliances, Makiah Waibel started the game and pitched 2 2/3 innings and surrendered five runs, three earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out three. Bryce Fuemmeler then came in and pitched 3 1/3 innings in relief and issued two runs on three hits and three walks while striking out four. Then, to finish the game, Weber pitched one inning and yielded five runs, four earned, on three hits and two walks while striking out one.
KWRT also finished the game with 12 hits, with Isaac Lorenz going 4-for-4 with two singles, two doubles and three RBIs. Lorenz also scored three runs.
Mason Hage was 3-for-5 with three singles and three RBIs while Dalton Vaughn added a single, double and two RBIs, Nick Ewings with a RBI-single and Tret Loesing and Ben Horst each with one single.
For Imhoff Appliances, Bryce Fuemmeler and Makiah Waibel each had a single, double and two RBIs. They both also scored two runs.
Zach Weber and Jacob Twenter each had two singles and one RBI while Lucas Gerke added a double and two RBIs, Clemence Twenter with a RBI-single and Alex Neal with one single.
In the nightcap, Medical Arts jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top-half of the first. However it was pretty much all CARSTAR after that while plating three in the bottom-half of the first, four again in the second and 10 in the fourth.
Page 2 of 3 - Garrett Gamel was the winning pitcher in the game for CARSTAR, 11-2 on the season, while Evan Franklin took the loss for Medical Arts, who dropped to 4-8. In five innings, Gamel gave up four runs on five hits and nine walks while striking out one. Franklin, meanwhile, pitched all four innings and surrendered 17 runs, eight earned, on 13 hits and seven walks while striking out five.
CARSTAR also finished the game with 13 hits, with Regan Meisenheimer going 3-for-4 with three singles, two RBIs and three runs scored. J.T. Washington was also 3-for-4 with three singles, one RBI and one run scored. Jamin Washington had two singles and two RBIs while Gamel added a double and three RBIs, Hunter Spaedy with a single and three RBIs, Alex Wright with a RBI-single and Brady Yates and Nicholas Nixon each with one single.
For Medical Arts, which finished the game with five hits, Tyler Polk went 3-for-3 with three singles and one run scored. Evan Franklin was 1-for-1 with one double and one RBI while Andrew Garrison added one single.
In the first game on Saturday, CARSTAR edged Imhoff Appliances by a score of 8-7.
Imhoff Appliances led CARSTAR 5-2 after three. However, in the bottom-half of the fourth, CARSTAR rallied back with five runs to go up by one at 7-6.
CARSTAR added another run in the fifth while Imhoff Appliances sent one run across in the sixth.
Alex Wright was the winning pitcher in the game for CARSTAR while Conner Pond took the loss for Imhoff Appliances. Wright pitched one inning in relief of starter Regan Meisenheimer and gave up one hit and two walks. Jake Esser then came in and pitched three innings in relief for the save and surrendered one run on two hits and one walk while striking out five.
For Imhoff Appliances, Pond pitched the first-five innings and yielded eight runs, seven earned, on 11 hits and five walks while striking out seven.
CARSTAR also out-hit Imhoff Appliances 12-8, with Regan Meisenheimer going 2-for-4 with two singles and two RBIs. Garrett Gamel and J.T. Washington each had two singles while Brady Yates added a double and one RBI, Jake Esser with a two-RBI single, Hunter Spaedy with a RBI-single and Alex Wright, Nicholas Nixon and Thomas Simmons each with one single.
For Imhoff Appliances, Zach Weber, Jacob Twenter and Makiah Waibel each had two singles while Lucas Gerke finished the game with a double and three RBIs and Jared Schupp with a RBI-single.
In the nightcap, KFC held little back against KFC while exploding for 13 runs in the top-half of the first.
Of course in only got worse for KWRT as KFC came back and plated one in the third, two again in the fourth and five in the fifth for the victory.
Page 3 of 3 - Brady Rentel was the winning pitcher in the game for KFC while Dalton Vaughn took the loss for KWRT. Rentel pitched the first-three innings and gave up three runs, all unearned, on four hits and two walks while striking out four. Vaughn, meanwhile, pitched just one inning and issued 10 runs, one earned, on seven hits and one walk while striking out one.
KFC also exploded for 17 hits in the game against KWRT, with Kole Ficken going 5-for-5 with three singles, two doubles and six RBIs. Ficken also scored two runs.
Morgan Browning and Dalton Bealmer each had one single, one double and two RBIs while Joel Concannon added a single, double and two RBIs, Kyle Chrisman with one double and one RBI, Tavious Brazil and Lane Quinlan each with a two-RBI single and Ryan Sprigg, Brady Rentel and Justin Masterson each with one single.
For KWRT, Dalton Vaughn had a home run and three RBIs while Ethan Waibel, Isaac Lorenz and Mason Hage each had one single.