CARSTAR wins 21-8 over KWRT in the nightcap
Peyton Keeran provided most of the offense and pitching Monday night to lead A&W past Medical Arts 3-2 in Junior Babe Ruth action at Twillman field in Harley park.
While going 3-for-4 with two singles, one triple and one RBI, Keeran also picked up the win on the mound by striking out seven batters in 5 1/3 innings while giving up just one run on one hit and three walks.
But even then it didn’t come easy for A&W, who was tied with Medical Arts at 1-all after 3 1/2 before pushing across one run in each of the fifth and seventh innings of play to go up 3-1. However, in the bottom-half of the seventh, Medical Arts cut the lead to one at 3-2 and had the tying run on second and the winning run on first before ending the game on a flyout to the first baseman.
Cale Fox also pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief for A&W and struck out three batters.
For Medical Arts, who dropped to 2-6 on the season, Kayle Rice took the loss on the hill by giving up two runs on six hits and four walks while striking out six batters in 4 2/3 innings. Memphis Waibel then came in and pitched 2 1/3 innings in relief and allowed one run on two hits and one walk while striking out two batters.
A&W also finished the game with eight hits, with Cale Fox going 2-for-4 with one single and one double. Colton Scott had one single and two RBIs while DaWan Lomax and Andy Neal added one single each.
For Medical Arts, Christopher Gross had the only hit with one single.
In the nightcap, CARSTAR dominated KWRT from start to finish for a 21-8 victory.
CARSTAR, improving to 5-4 on the season, actually trailed KWRT 4-3 after the first inning. Both teams were also tied at 5-all in the second. However it was pretty much all CARSTAR after that with a 16-3 advantage over the final-three innings to win by the mercy rule.
Kealin Vinson picked up the win on the mound for CARSTAR while Jake Horst took the loss for KWRT, who dropped to 5-3 on the season. Vinson pitched the first-two innings and gave up five runs on four hits and three walks while striking out one batter. Ethan Walker then came in and pitched three innings in relief and allowed three runs on four hits and three walks while striking out two.
For KWRT, Horst pitched the first-three innings and surrendered nine runs on four hits and 10 walks while striking out three batters. Drew Vossler then came in and pitched one inning in relief and issued 10 runs on four hits and six walks. Then, to finish the game, Jacob Vossler pitched one inning and yielded two runs on four hits and one walk while striking out two batters.
CARSTAR also had 12 hits in the ballgame, with Bailey Quint going a perfect 5-for-5 with six RBIs. Cole Meisenheimer finished the game with two hits with one single, one double and one RBI while Kealin Vinson added two singles and one RBI, Dade Christy with one single and two RBIs, Robert Saunders with one single and one RBI, Brock Nowlin with one single, Dalton Oerly and Ethan Walker each with two singles and Bo Vinson with one RBI.
For KWRT, DeAndre Wesolak went 2-for-2 with two singles and three RBIs. Heath Danner added two singles and one RBI while Nick Ferrari and Jake Horst collected one single and one RBI each and Jacob Vossler and Spencer Steakley each with one single.