PREMIER 16U NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
July 26 2013
OC BATBUSTERS vs BEVERLY BANDITS
Batbuster pitcher j McDonald. Bandits Lizzie Seynour
All but one of the Batbuster 16s has already committed. About 1100 people came to the second game.
Top 1st; Melanson singled past 2nd. Clough fanned; Rowland fielder’s choice, 5-4; Rochford hbp; Clark grounded to 3rd for a force. Bottom: Arnold down 1-3; Mack fanned; Behan singled up the middle; Buddle popped to the catcher.
Top 2nd: Fry singled to left; Falo out; Evans flied to left; Wade singled up the middle, no play; Melanson fanned. Bottom: Cunningham walked; Seymour reached on an error at 2nd; Schiattman walked; Elish fanned. Gagliano grounded hard to 3rd.
Top 3rd: Clough grounded to 3rd; good throw by Cunningham. Rowland grounded out. Rochford popped. Bottom: Arnold struck out. Mack reached on an error by the pitcher. Behan singled up the middle. Mack out trying to steal 3rd. Buddle grounded to 2nd.
Top 4th: Clark reached on error at short by Schlatman. Fry out. Falo out 5-3. Evans out. Bottom: Cunningham walks. Seymour lashes a single down the left field line. Schiattman fanned. Elish singled to center, a high fly that Wade couldn’t handle, the run scored by Cunningham. McGuire reached. Arnold singled, bases loaded. Mack reaches on infield hit to short, rbi. Behan out 1-3. Bandits 2-0.
Top 5th: Wade, Melanson. Out. Clough singled to left. Rowland grounded deep to shot. Bottom: Buddle out. Cunningham reaches. Seymour fans. Schiattman lined out.
Top 6th: Elish pitching for Bandits with a 2-0 lead. Clark reaches on infield hit to 2nd. Fry beats out infield hit to short. Falo flies to left. Evans grounds out, 1-3. Bottom 6th: Gagliano on base. Arnold reached on an error at 3rd. Gagliano caught in a rundown between 3red and home. Mack made the third out.
Top 7th: Trailing 2-0, championship on the line, Wade struck out. Melanson reached on an error at 2nd. Clough out, 4-3. Rowland groundout to short.
Beverly Bandits win the Premier 16U national championship.