Post 43 Giants 18U stayed in it until the end, but Gillette pulled away late in a 2-1 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at one with Gillette batting in the bottom of the fifth when #10’s sac fly scored one run for Gillette.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Gillette pitchers struck out five, while Post 43 Giants 18U sat down nine.
#26 led things off on the mound for Gillette. He allowed four hits and one run over five innings, striking out four and walking one.
Anthony Bleggi started the game for Post 43 Giants 18U. He allowed three hits and two runs over six innings, striking out nine and walking one.
Matt Ellingson led Post 43 Giants 18U with two hits in four at bats.
Gillette didn’t commit a single error in the field. #9 had eight chances in the field, the most on the team.