Post 43 Giants 18U took the lead late in the game in a 10-6 victory over Utah County Majors on Friday. The game was tied at six with Post 43 batting in the bottom of the fourth when Gus Armijo singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Post 43 Giants Giants 18U collected six hits and Utah County Majors had eight.
In the first inning, Utah County Majors got their offense started when #31 grounded out, scoring one run.
Utah County Majors scored three runs in the second inning. Utah County Majors offense in the inning was led by #28 and #18, all driving in runs in the inning.
Evan McHugh was the winning pitcher. He went two and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs on five hits and walking one. Matt Ellingson threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
#22 toed the rubber for Utah County Majors. He allowed two hits and four runs over two innings, striking out two. #28 threw two innings in relief.
Jon Fisher started the game for Post 43. He surrendered four runs on three hits over one and one-third innings
Post 43 racked up six hits in the game. Ellingson and Nate Fairbankseach managed multiple hits. Fairbanks and Ellingson each managed two hits to lead the team.