West Central 16U scored six times in the top of the eighth to get a 9-4 win over Madison Gold on Thursday, July 14th in Madison.
Madison took the first lead, 2-0, with a two-run bottom of the second inning. West Central tied the game with two runs in the top of the third. Will Nester had an RBI single, and Keaton Vessells had an RBI ground ball. Madison grabbed the lead again, 3-2, with a run in the bottom of the third. Carter Evans scored on an error in the top of the fourth to tie the game 3-3.
The game would remained tied 3-3 after seven innings to go into extra innings. That’s when West Central put a big number on the board. Maison Schuldt had an RBI double. Jesse Jost added a two-run single. Landen Holewa had an RBI ground out, Jost scored on an error, and Vessells capped off the inning with an RBI double. Madison got just one run in the bottom of the eighth.
Nester had three hits and an RBI. Jost had a hit and two RBIs. Vessells and Schuldt each had a double and an RBI. Murray also had a double. Evans finished with a single, and Holewa had an RBI. Vessells pitched five innings and allowed three runs, none earned, on one hit and five walks with nine strikeouts. Holewa pitched three innings and allowed an unearned run on one hit and two walks with two strikeouts.