The West Central 16U baseball team came out on the right side of a slugfest on Thursday, July 22nd against Tea. The two teams combined for 25 runs and 20 hits with West Central getting the 18-7 victory in six innings.
West Central scored the first run in the top of the first inning. Tea took the lead in the bottom of the second inning with two runs. West Central responded with four straight. They scored two runs in the top of the third and two more in the top of the fourth for a 5-2 advantage. Tea tied the game with three runs in the bottom of the fourth. West Central, however, took the lead for good with two runs in the top of the fifth and then exploded for 11 runs in thee top of the sixth inning to go ahead 18-5. Tea scored just two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, and the game ended on the 10-run rule.
Gage Nelson finished with three hits. Derek Renken had two hits, one a double, and five RBIs. Andrew Zimmer had two hits and four RBIs. Camden McDonald had two hits and two RBIs. Dueece Sherard added a single and an RBI. Will Nester had a double. Both Dylan Stromer and Cade Vander Woude had a single. Dalton Mulder had one RBI in the game.
Mulder pitched five innings allowing five runs, four earned, on five hits with four walks and eight strikeouts. Vander Woude pitched an inning giving up two runs, both unearned, on two hits with a strikeout.
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