Post 43 Giants 18U stayed in it until the end, but Evanston pulled away late in a 10-9 victory on Sunday. The game was tied at nine with Evanston batting in the top of the eighth when #44 singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
Jon Fisher collected four hits in defeat. Fisher singled in the first, singled in the second, doubled in the fourth, and singled in the fifth.
In the first inning, Post 43 Giants 18U got their offense started when Matt Ellingson tripled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, Post 43 Giants 18U tied things up at nine. Fisher singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Post 43 Giants 18U tallied three runs in the fourth inning. The rally was led by a triple by Javen King and a double by Ellingson.
Evanston scored five runs in the fifth inning. #3, #11, #5, and #24 all drove in runs in the frame.
#24 got the start for Evanston. He went six and two-thirds innings, allowing nine runs on 13 hits and striking out eight.
Quentin Bruno toed the rubber for Post 43 Giants 18U. He surrendered five runs on ten hits over four and a third innings, striking out four and walking one. Ellingson threw three and a third innings in relief.
Bruno started the game for Post 43 Giants 18U. He allowed ten hits and five runs over four and a third innings, striking out four and walking one
Post 43 Giants 18U tallied 13 hits. Fisher, Ellingson, Seth Christiansen, and King all collected multiple hits for Post 43 Giants 18U. Fisher led Post 43 with four hits in five at bats.
Evanston racked up 17 hits. #5, #12, #40, #3, #11, and #24 all managed multiple hits for Evanston. #5 went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Evanston in hits.