Post 43 Giants 18U took their game in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off error at the end of the game to topple Pleasant Grove Utah. The game was tied at nine with the Giants batting in the bottom of the fifth when an error scored one run for the win.
Post 43 earned the victory despite allowing Pleasant Grove Utah to score seven runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught by Pleasant Grove Utah was led by #11, #7, #2, #30, and #11, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Post 43 opened up an early lead in the first inning when Anthony Bleggi grounded out, scoring one run.
Post 43 evened things up at nine in the bottom of the fourth inning when Evan McHugh doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Quentin Bruno pitched Post 43 to victory. He surrendered two runs on three hits over two innings, striking out two.
#2 led things off on the mound for Pleasant Grove Utah. He went three and two-thirds innings, allowing nine runs on seven hits and striking out five. #4 threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Bleggi started the game for Post 43. He allowed six hits and seven runs over three innings, striking out one
Post 43ssaw the ball well today, racking up nine hits in the game. Seth Christiansen and Nate Fairbanks each had multiple hits and Christiansen led the team with three hits in four at bats.