Post 43 Giants 18U took the lead for good in the fifth inning to capture a back-and-forth game from Evanston Outlaws by an 8-7 score on Wednesday. The game was tied at five with Post 43 Giants 18U batting in the bottom of the fifth when #7 induced Matt Ellingson to ground out, but one run scored.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as Post 43 Giants 18U collected 14 hits and Evanston Outlaws 14
Evanston Outlaws captured the lead in the first inning. #40 drove in one when he singled in the first inning.
Post 43 Giants 18U evened things up at five in the bottom of the fourth inning. A wild pitch by #18 scored one run for Post 43 Giants 18U.
Aaron Villa earned the win for Post 43 Giants 18U. He went three innings, surrendering two runs, five hits, and striking out three.
Brian Feuz started the game for Post 43 Giants 18U. He pitched four innings, surrendering five runs, nine hits, striking out two, and walking one.
Clayton Campbell, Mac Hollingsworth, Quentin Bruno, Matt Ellingson, Jon Fisher, and Feuz each collected multiple hits for Post 43 Giants 18U. Feuz, Fisher, Ellingson, Bruno, Hollingsworth, and Campbell each managed two hits to lead Post 43 Giants 18U.