Trailing 6-5 after 4 1/2 innings wasn’t what Tint Shop had in mind Thursday night against QuinlanAgency.com in Cal Ripken Major at Harley park.
However in the bottom half of the fifth, Tint Shop rallied back with three runs to beat QuinlanAgency.com by a score of 8-6.
Tint Shop, improving to 8-3 on the season, took a early lead against QuinlanAgency.com with one run in the bottom half of the first to go up 1-0. Meanwhile, after a scoreless second inning, QA.com rallied back with two runs to make it 2-1 only to have Tint Shop send three runs across in its half of the inning to lead by a score of 4-2. Tint Shop added another run in the fourth to go ahead 5-2 but even that was short-lived as QA.com sent four runs across in the top half of the fifth to regain the lead at 6-5. But that all changed in the bottom half of the fifth as Tint Shop rallied back with three runs for the victory.
Cooper Pfeiffer picked up the win on the mound for Tint Shop while Noah Remlinger recorded the save. Lucas Schuster took the loss for QA.com. Pfeiffer pitched the first-four innings and gave up five runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out six batters. Remlinger then came in and pitched two innings in relief and allowed one run on two hits while striking out one.
For QA.com, who dropped to 4-7 on the season, Drew Rhorer pitched the first-four innings and gave up five runs on five hits and two walks while striking out 11. Lucas Schuster then came in and pitched one inning in relief and surrendered three runs on two hits while striking out two.
Dakota Troost led the hitting attack in the game for Tint Shop with a single, double, home run and three RBIs. Noah Remlinger finished the game with one double while Seth Thomas added one single and two RBIs and Cooper Pfeiffer and Gage Hodges each with one single.
For QA.com, Drew Rhorer went 2-for-3 with two doubles and one RBI. Lance Haynes had a single, double and three RBIs while Jamal Franklin and Simon Grainger added two singles each and Lucas Schuster with one single and one RBI.