Post 43 Giants18U nabbed the lead late in the game in a 7-1 victory over Laramie on Saturday. The game was tied at one with Post 43 Giants 18U batting in the bottom of the fifth when Quentin Bruno doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.
Post 43 Giants 18U was boosted by Nate Fairbanks who went 4-for-4 at the plate. Fairbanks singled in the first, doubled in the third, doubled in the fifth, and homered in the sixth.
Fairbanks led the Post 43 Giants 18U to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He allowed five hits and one run over five innings, striking out five. Matt Ellingson threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
#3 was on the mound for Laramie. He surrendered zero runs on three hits over two innings, striking out two and walking zero. #10, #8, #11, and #12 each entered the game as relief, throwing one and one-third innings, one inning, one inning, and two-thirds of an inning respectively.
Post 43 Giants 18U totaled nine hits. Fairbanks and Will Walker all collected multiple hits for Post 43 Giants 18U. Fairbanks went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Post 43 Giants 18U in hits.