Ben Turner is cut down at the plate by MCI catcher Austin Tolman. (Paula Roberts photo)
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Medomak 9 – MCI 8
Medomak baseball defeated MCI 9-8 on May 14 on the Panthers’ home turf. The game bounced back and forth, with MCI leading 2-0 after one, Medomak 7-2 after three, the game tied at 7-7 after four, and Medomak leading by one after five. MCI tied the game in the top of the sixth.
Ollie Brown drew a full count walk in the bottom of the sixth, moved to second on a Tyler Emerson sacrifice bunt, and scored on a Nick DePatsy double for the winning run. MCI threatened in the top of the seventh with the tying run on second, but Patrick Madden made a superb over-the-shoulder running catch in center field to end the inning.
The Panthers scored six runs in the second, highlighted by hits from Josh Lee, Colton Spear, Riley McCollett, and Micah Williamson. They added a run in the third on an RBI single to Williamson, scoring Spear. McCollett hit a RBI single in the fifth to give Medomak an 8-7 lead.
Williamson collected the win (1 2/3I, 1K,1H,0B), Adam Wilcox got the start (7R,3B,1K,6H) and McCollett pitched middle relief (2I,4K,2B,2H,1R). Parker Morrison took the loss (8H,2K,6B,1HP).
Hitting for Medomak were McCollett (2RBI), Williamson (2 RBI), and Lee (1 RBI) 2 singles each, DePatsy a double (2 RBI), and Spear a single (2 RBI). Hitting for MCI were Morrison with 2 doubles (4RBI), Mitchell Hallee a double, and Austin Tolman, Greg Vigue, Paul Dionne (2RBI), Charles Moriarity, and Tyler Peppard a single each.
Oceanside 12 – Medomak 0
Ryan Allender pitched a no hit, one walk shutout for Oceanside in their 12-0 five inning mercy rule win over Medomak baseball on Tuesday. Riley McCollett took the loss (6H,9R), and Adam Wilcox (3H,3R,2K) and Tyler Emerson (3H) pitched in relief.
The Panthers committed 12 errors in the loss.
Hitting for the Mariners were JT Tobin with a homerun and single (3RBI), Caleb Jacob a double and single, Nick Mazurek two singles, Zac Roman a double, and Nick Judge, Thomas Curtis, Allender, Mazlin Higbee, and Scott Strong a single each.