KWRT rallies in the nightcap to beat Medical Arts 9-8
Although CARSTAR led Imhoff’s Appliance from the first inning on Monday night in Junior Babe Ruth action at Twillman field in Harley park, the win didn’t come easy for CARSTAR.
While leading at one point 9-3 after four complete innings, CARSTAR quickly found itself in a ballgame up by only two at 10-8 after 5 1/2. However a two-run sixth inning all but quelled any comeback attempt by Imhoff’s Appliance as CARSTAR went on to win the game 12-8.
In the nightcap, KWRT rallied from a 8-7 deficit after 6 1/2 by scoring both the tying run and winning run in the bottom-half of the seventh for a 9-8 victory against Medical Arts.
In games at Fayette, Central Realty defeated Fayette 16-5 while A&W upended Fayette by a score of 19-6.
CARSTAR, improving to 6-5 on the season, opened the game with four runs in the bottom-half of the first and then sent three runs across in the second inning to make it 7-0. Then, after Imhoff’s Appliance plated three runs in the top-half of the third, CARSTAR came back and tacked on two more runs to extend the lead to 9-3. The game got really interesting after that as Imhoff’s Appliance added four runs in the fifth and one again in the sixth to cut the lead to two at 10-8. Meanwhile, in the bottom-half of the sixth before the time limit, CARSTAR sent across two more runs to go up 12-8.
Bailey Quint picked up the win on the mound for CARSTAR while Nathan Platt took the loss for Imhoff’s Appliance. Quint pitched 4 1/3 innings and struck out 10 batters while giving up five runs on three hits and four walks. Dalton Oerly then came in and pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief and allowed three runs on one hit and one walk.
For Imhoff’s Appliance, Platt started the game and pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief and surrendered seven runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three. Dawson Barnthouse then came in and pitched two innings and issued two runs on four walks while striking out one batter. Then, to finish the game, Colten Collyott pitched 1 1/3 innings and yielded three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out one batter.
CARSTAR also exploded at the plate against Imhoff’s Appliance with 11 hits, with Bo Vinson and Russell Potter each going 2-for-3 with two singles and two RBIs. Dalton Oerly also had two singles and one RBI while Kealin Vinson added one double and two RBIs, Cole Meisenheimer with one single and three RBIs, Brock Nowlin, Bailey Quint and Luke Kollmeyer each with one single and Dade Christy with one RBI.
For Imhoff’s Appliance, Colten Collyott had two singles and one RBI while Nathan Platt added one single and one RBI, Quinton Ewings with one single and Brayden Page and Noah Kee each with one RBI.
In the nightcap, Medical Arts led KWRT 2-0 after one inning but then gave up two in the second and five again in the third to trail 7-2. Meanwhile, after Medical Arts rallied back with six unanswered runs over the next-four innings to go up 8-7, KWRT came back and tacked on two more runs in the bottom-half of the seventh for the victory.
Jake Horst was the winning pitcher in the game for KWRT while Josh Polk took the loss for Medical Arts. Nick Ferrari started the game for KWRT and pitched 4 1/3 innings, giving up five runs on three hits and five walks while striking out two. Drew Vossler then came in and pitched one inning and allowed two runs on two hits while striking out one batter. Then, to finish the game, Horst pitched 1 2/3 innings and issued one run on two hits and three walks.
For Medical Arts, Kayle Rice pitched the first-five innings and surrendered seven runs on four hits and four walks while striking out five. Polk then came in and pitched 1 2/3 innings and yielded two runs on one hit and three walks while striking out one.
DeAndre Wesolak led the hitting attack for KWRT, who improved to 7-3, with one single, one double and three RBIs. Horst had one single and one RBI while Jacob Vossler and Harper Stock added one single each and Heath Danner and Nick Ferrari each with one RBI.
For Medical Arts, who dropped to 3-8 on the season, Kayle Rice went 2-for-3 with one being a double. Rice also drove in one run. Christopher Gross also had two hits with two singles while Cade Schupp added one single and two RBIs, Bryce Harris and Andrew Wiser each with one single and Memphis Waibel and Josh Polk with one single apiece.