24 May The Season Starts for the Reds 12U
The Central Ontario Reds 12U played their hearts out in their season opening game but dropped the close one in an 8-4 loss to Bullet Proof Andrulis Saturday.
The Reds had Bullet Proof on their heels when they came within 4 rallying back in the 5th and 6th Innings. Willem Pavey was on the hill for the Reds 12U, lasting 4 innings allowing four hits and five runs and striking out three. David Shelson threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Matthew Somerville led the 12U Reds with two hits in four at bats. led the team with three stolen bases, as the team had a total of seven stolen bases. The 12Us did not commit a single error in the field.
Game two was more challenging for the 12Us as they had some trouble keeping up with Bullet Proof in a tough loss. The Reds 12U got things moving in the first inning. Dominic Williams singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. Dominic was on the hill for the Reds 12 U, allowing five hits and ten runs over two and a third innings, striking out five. Nicholas Myatt and Carter Jennings entered the game from the bullpen, throwing two innings and two-thirds of an inning respectively. Carter, Willem, Bryson, and Dominic, each collected one hit throughout the game.
Sunday’s first game against Bullet Proof was another close one for the Central Ontario Reds 12U as they lost the lead late in a 5-3 defeat. The game was in favour of the Reds 12U leading by 2 in the top of the 6th when Bullet Proof answered with a 5-run inning. Matthew was on the hill for the Reds 12U. The hurler went six innings, pitching fantastically through 5, but couldn’t hold them back in the 6th allowing five runs on eight hits and striking out six. David threw one inning in relief. Liam, Matthew Carter, Willem, Bryson, and Dominic all had one hit to lead the Reds.
Sundays second game didn’t go as well as The Central Ontario Reds struggled to get their offense going, getting shutout by Bullet Proof, 11-0.The Reds managed to scrape 4 hits this game coming from Willem P, Dominic W, Bryson T, and David S each collecting one hit to lead the team.