CARSTAR may be the best kept secret when it comes to Junior Babe Ruth. In the only game Friday night at Twillman field in Harley park, CARSTAR raised its season record to 2-0 by blanking Imhoff Appliances by a score of 10-0.
Although CARSTAR wound up winning by the mercy rule after six, the first-two innings were anything but a blowout tied at 0-0. However, in the bottom-half of the third, CARSTAR plated three runs to go up 3-0 and then sent one run across in each of the fourth and fifth innings of play and five in the sixth for the victory.
Regan Meisenheimer picked up the win on the hill for CARSTAR while Zach Weber took the loss for Imhoff Appliances. Meisenheimer pitched all six innings and gave up just four hits and one walk while striking out 14. Weber, meanwhile, pitched the first-four innings for Imhoff Appliances and surrendered four runs, three earned, on seven hits and three walks while striking out six. Jacob Twenter then came in and pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief and allowed six runs on three hits and eight walks while striking out three.
CARSTAR also out-hit Imhoff Appliances 10-4, with Regan Meisenheimer going 2-for-2 with two singles, two RBIs and one run scored. Alex Wright was 2-for-4 with two singles, one RBI and two runs scored while Thomas Simmons added two singles, one RBI and one run scored, Garrett Gamel with one single, two RBIs and two runs scored, Jake Esser with one single and two runs scored, Arliss Caldwell with one hit and one RBI, J.T. Washington with one hit and one RBI and Hunter Spaedy and Jamin Washington each with one run scored.
For Imhoff Appliances, who dropped to 0-3 on the season, Jacob Twenter went 2-for-2 with a single and a double. Makiah Waibel and Lucas Gerke each had one single.