Post 43 Giants 18U watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in an 11-0 loss to Boise Gems on Saturday. Boise scored on a single by #54 and a groundout by #25 in the first inning.
The Giants struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Boise, giving up 11 runs.
The Gems got things moving in the first inning. #54 singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
One bright spot for Post 43 was a single by Quentin Bruno in the second inning.
#51 got the start for Boise. He allowed three hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out eight.
Anthony Bleggi led things off on the pitcher’s mound for Post 43. He lasted three innings, allowing ten hits and nine runs while striking out two and walking one. Gus Armijo threw two innings in relief.
Jon Fisher, Bruno, and Evan McHugh each managed one hit to lead the Giants.
Boise Gems tallied 12 hits on the day. #15, #54, #8, and #6 each racked up multiple hits. #15 led Boise Gems with three hits in three at bats.