Post 43 Giants 18U weathered a push by Twin Falls Blackhawks in the seventh inning where Post 43 coughed up three runs, but Post 43 still won 8-5 on Thursday. Twin Falls Blackhawks scored its runs on a single by #10.
Twin Falls Blackhawks got things started in the second inning. #5 drove in one when he singled.
In the bottom of the second inning, the Giants tied things up at one when an error scored one run.
Post pulled away for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Jon Fisher doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.
Post 43 tallied five runs in the fifth inning. Giants batters contributing to the big inning included Seth Christiansen, Evan McHugh, and Fisher, who all drove in runs.
Christiansen was the winning pitcher for the Giants. He surrendered five runs on nine hits over six and two-thirds innings, striking out six. Will Walker threw one-third of an inning in relief out of the bullpen. Walker recorded the last out to earn the save.
#6 started the game for Twin Falls Blackhawks. He surrendered eight runs on nine hits over six innings, striking out one.
Post 43 launched one home run on the day. Fisher went yard in the fifth inning.
Post 43 collected nine hits on the day. Matt Ellingson and Fisher each managed multiple hits while Fisher and Ellingson each had two hits to lead the team.
Twin Falls Blackhawks racked up nine hits. #5 and #6 all managed multiple hits for Twin Falls Blackhawks.