Post 43 Giants 18U took the lead late and defeated Mountain View Toros 7-4 on Thursday. The game was tied at four with the Giants batting in the top of the sixth when Jon Fisher singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Mountain View Toros scored three runs in the third inning, but Post 43 still managed to pull out the victory. #22 and #4 all drove in runs in the frame.
Post 43 got things moving in the first inning as they scored one run when Nate Fairbanks singled.
Mountain View Toros evened things up at four in the bottom of the fifth inning. #87 singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Will Walker pitched the Giants to victory. He lasted three innings, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out two and walking one. Connor Lang threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
#20 was on the mound for Mountain View Toros. He went two and a third innings, allowing four runs on six hits. #25 and #5 entered the game as relief, throwing four innings and two-thirds of an inning respectively.
Fairbanks started the game for the Giants. He lasted three innings, allowing three hits and three runs while striking out one
Post 43 tallied 11 hits. Javen King, Anthony Bleggi, Fisher, and Brian Feuz each racked up multiple hits. Feuz, Fisher, Bleggi, and King each managed two hits to lead the team.
Mountain View Toros was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. #1 made the most plays with eight.
The Giants next game is tomorrow at Mountain View High School. First pitch at 5:15pm.