|ATHENS LITTLE LEAGUE (MAJORS): FIREMEN BREAK OPEN TIE GAME OPEN WITH BIG INNING IN 15-8 OVER C&N BANK (7 PHOTOS) (2017-06-08)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — The Firemen scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to break open a tie game in a 15-8 win over C&N Bank here Tuesday evening in Athens Little League Majors Division baseball action.
C&N Bank scored three runs in the top of the third inning to tie the game, but the Firemen answered with four runs in the home half to jump back ahead, 8-4.
C&N again answered with four runs to even the score at 8-8, but the Firemen put the game away in the home half of the fourth.
After Chris Mitchell stoked a one-out RBI single to make it 9-8, Evan Sickler delivered the big blow of the inning with a bases-clearing three-run triple to push the lead to 12-8.
With two outs, Jaren Glisson belted an RBI double to make it 13-8, and Lucas Kraft followed with an RBI, and Nicholas Jacob capped the rally with an RBI single.
Sickler banged out four hits, including two doubles and a triple, scored three runs, and had three RBI to lead the Firemen’s 14-hit attack, while Jacob stroked three singles, and had two RBI, and Glisson doubled and singled, scored three runs, and had four RBI.
Korey Miller singled twice, scored three runs, and drove in a run in the win, while Lucas Kraft doubled and singled, scored one run, and had two RBI, Mitchell singled, scored a run, and knocked in a run, Peter Jones scored a pair of runs, and Brandon Jennings and Tim Allen each scored a run, and drove in a run.
Troy Rosenbloom had three hits, including a double, scored a run, and had two RBI to lead C&N Bank at the plate, while Connor Mosher singled twice, scored one run, and had two RBI, and Nick Grazul doubled and singled, scored a pair of runs, and drove in a run.
Josh Martin stroked a pair of singled and scored two runs for C&N Bank, while Josiah Stringham doubled and singled, and scored one run, Collin Bennett and Kaiden Hyjek each singled and drove in a run, and Jack Cheresnowsky scored a run.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF PAT DUTCHESS.
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