Post 43 Giants 18U seized victory in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off double at the end of the game to topple NoCo Silver. Post 43 trailed 12-11 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Javen King doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Despite falling down by five runs in the fifth inning, NoCo Silver tried to fight back. NoCo Silver scored seven runs in the failed comeback on a triple by #35, a error, a error, a single by #18, and a error.
Post 43 opened up scoring in the first inning, when Brian Feuz drew a walk, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, the Giants tied things up at five when Jon Fisher’s sac fly scored one run.
Post 43 put up five runs in the fifth inning and put the pressure on, lead by a single by Evan McHugh and a home run by Fisher.
Seth Christiansen pitched to victory. He surrendered seven runs on seven hits over four and a third innings, striking out one.
#13 led things off on the hill for NoCo Silver. He lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing 12 hits and ten runs. #30, #16, and #33 each contributed in relief for NoCo Silver.
King started the game for the Giants. He surrendered five runs on five hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out one
The Giants hit one home run on the day. Fisher had a long ball in the fifth inning.
Post 43 totaled 14 hits in the game. Gus Armijo, Matt Ellingson, Anthony Bleggi, McHugh, and Fisher all collected multiple hits. Armijo went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the team in hits.
NoCo Silver tallied 12 hits. #35, #9, and #18 all had multiple hits for NoCo Silver. #35 led NoCo Silver with four hits in five at bats.
Unfortunately, the remains two games this weekend for Post 43 have been cancelled and the team will be returning to Jackson early.