Central Bank Boone County rallies past CARSTAR in seventh for 8-7 victory

All-American Flooring left little doubt Monday night against Sell’s Carpet in Cal Ripken Major.
While entering the game undefeated in seven games, All-American Flooring made sure to make it 8-0 after the game by leading Sell’s Carpet from start to finish for a 17-2 victory.
In the nightcap, Central Bank Boone County rallied from a 7-6 deficit after 5 1/2 by pushing across two runs in the top-half of the sixth for a 8-7 victory against CARSTAR.
Although AAF wound up winning by the mercy rule against Sell’s Carpet, the first inning was close to say the least as Sell’s Carpet trailed by just two at 4-2. However it was all AAF after that with 12 runs in the second and one again in the third.
Austin Schuster picked up the win on the mound for AAF while Garrett Hundley took the loss for Sell’s Carpet, who dropped to 1-5. Schuster pitched all three innings and struck out four batters while giving up two runs on two hits and one walk.
For Sell’s Carpet, Hundley started the game and pitched 1 1/3 innings and gave up 15 runs on 11 hits and two walks while striking out one. Will Stock then came in and pitched 2/3 innings and allowed one run on two hits and one walk. Meanwhile, after Hayden Jenks pitched 1/3 inning and issued one run on one hit while striking out one, Aiden Brown came in and pitched part of an inning and gave up no runs on no hits and no walks.
AAF also out-hit Sell’s Carpet 14-2, with Colby Caton going 3-for-3 with two doubles and five RBIs. Austin Schuster also had three hits with two singles, one double and two RBIs while Rhodes Leonard added three singles and two RBIs, Connor Acton with one double and one RBI, Dakota Williams with one double, Alex Elliott and Garrison Parkhurst each with one single and one RBI, Peyton Monteer with one single and Abram Taylor with one RBI.
For Sell’s Carpet, Jackson Johns doubled and drove in one run while Clayton Wilmsmeyer added one single.
In the second game, Central Bank Boone County had it on cruise through the first 2 1/2 innings against CARSTAR while leading 6-1. However in the bottom-half of the third, CARSTAR rallied back with five runs to tie the game at 6-all. Meanwhile, after a scoreless fourth inning, CARSTAR plated another run to go up 7-6 only to give up two runs in the sixth for the loss.
Keaton Eads picked up the win in relief for Central Bank Boone County while Luke Green took the loss for CARSTAR, who dropped to 1-6. Alex McBain started the game and pitched the first-three innings, giving up six runs on three hits and one walk while striking out six. Bentley Turner then came in and pitched one inning in relief and struck out three batters. Then, to finish the game, Eads pitched two innings and issued one run on one hit and one walk while striking out six.
For CARSTAR, Alexander Morris pitched 1 1/3 innings and gave up five runs on three hits and three walks while striking out three. Brayden Gamel then came in and pitched 1/3 inning and allowed one walk while striking out one. Meanwhile, after Caidyn Hazle pitched 2/3 innings and yielded one run on one hit and four walks while striking out five, Green came in and pitched one inning and issued two runs on one hit and two walks while striking out two. Cameron Poulsen then came in and pitched 2/3 inning and surrendered one hit and one walk.
Central Bank Boone County, improving to 5-3 on the season, also out-hit CARSTAR 6-4, with Tucker Lorenz going 2-for-3 with one double and one RBI. Keaton Eads was 2-for-2 with one RBI while Aaron Vossler added one single and one RBI, Ethan Watson with one single and Bentley Turner with one RBI.
For CARSTAR, Caidyn Hazel went 2-for-3 with one double while Luke Green added one single and one RBI, Cameron Poulsen with one single and Brayden Gamel with three RBIs.