All-American Flooring improves to 9-0 by turning back CARSTAR 9-3 in the nightcap
Einspahr Construction and QuinlanAgency.com probably had no idea that they were about to play a slugfest Sunday night in Cal Ripken Major at the COCOBA ballfield.
But that’s exactly what happened as the two teams combined for 30 runs on 23 hits in just four innings. Einspahr Construction wound up winning the game against QA.com 16-14.
In the nightcap, All-American Flooring improved to 9-0 on the season by turning back CARSTAR 9-3.
Einspahr Construction, improving to 5-3 on the season, led QA.com 6-5 after one and 9-5 after 2 1/2. However, in the bottom-half of the third, QA.com rallied back with eight runs to go up 13-9. But even that was short-lived as Einspahr Construction came back and exploded for seven runs in the top-half of the fourth to lead by three at 16-13. Then, in the bottom-half of the fourth, QA.com tacked on another run to cut the lead back to two.
Ben Lutz picked up the win on the mound for Einspahr Construction while Lane Keeran took the loss for QuinlanAgency.com. Lutz pitched 2 1/3 innings and gave up 10 runs on six hits and seven walks while striking out two.
Logan Goehman then came in and pitched 2/3 inning in relief and allowed three runs on four hits while striking out one batter. Then, to finish the game, Skyler Duncan pitched one inning and surrendered one run on one hit while striking out two batters.
For QA.com, Keeran pitched the first-three innings and struck out four batters while giving up 11 runs on eight hits and six walks. Austin Rice then came in and pitched 1/3 inning in relief and issued five runs on four hits and three walks while striking out one. Then, to finish the game, Owen Armentrout pitched 2/3 inning and struck out two batters.
Einspahr Construction also finished the game with 12 hits, with Henry Rohrbach going 3-for-4 with one RBI. Max Eckerle was 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs while Jake Pickens added two singles and two RBIs, Michael DeLeon with two singles and one RBI, Treyton Ginter with two singles and Skyler Duncan with one single and one RBI.
For QA.com, who dropped to 3-5, Lane Keeran went 3-for-4 with one double and three RBIs. Shane Chamberlain had a double, home run and two RBIs while Owen Armentrout added two singles, Lawson Edwards and Austin Rice each with one single and two RBIs, Blake Richardson with one single and one RBI and Eric Kearns with one single.
In the second game, All-American Flooring improved to 9-0 on the season by leading CARSTAR from the third inning on.
Of course the win didn’t easy early on for All-American Flooring while playing QA.com to a 0-0 tie for the first-two innings. Then, after CARSTAR plated one run in the top-half of the third, All-American Flooring answered with three runs in the bottom-half of the inning to go up 3-1. Both teams then put up one run in the fourth. Meanwhile, after holding CARSTAR scoreless in its half of the fifth, AAF came back and broke the game wide open with five runs to extend the lead to 9-2. CARSTAR sent across another run one inning later to round out the scoring.
Colby Caton was the winning pitcher in the game for AAF while Caidyn Hazel took the loss for CARSTAR, who dropped to 1-7 on the season. Caton pitched the first-four innings and struck out 11 batters while giving up two runs on one hit and three walks. Connor Acton then came in and pitched one inning in relief and struck out two batters. Then, to finish the game, Austin Schuster pitched one inning and allowed one run on one walk while striking out two.
For CARSTAR, Hazel pitched 3 1/3 innings and gave up three runs on three hits and two walks while striking out four. Alexander Morris then came in and pitched one inning and issued four runs on three hits and three walks while striking out two. Then, to finish the game, Luke Green pitched 2/3 inning and yielded two runs on one hit and three walks while striking out two batters.
All-American Flooring also out-hit CARSTAR 7-1, with Alex Elliott going 2-for-3 with one double and one RBI. Colby Caton homered and drove in three runs while Rhodes Leonard added one double, Abram Taylor with one single and two RBIs, Dakota Williams and Izaiah Littlejohn with one single each and Cash Valencia and Garrison Parkhurst with one RBI each.
For CARSTAR, Luke Green had one home run and one RBI while Cameron Poulsen drove in one run.