Greenville ACME late inning rally comes up simply quick

By Drew Terhall

GREENVILLE — The Greenville rally within the backside of the seventh simply got here up quick in opposition to the Lightning 16U crew. The Greenville senior ACME crew misplaced 9-5 on July 18 at Sater Heights Park.

Greenville did get themselves out of some jams early on within the sport to maintain it scoreless heading into the fourth inning. However within the prime of the inning, the Lightning struck.

The Lightning scored 5 runs within the fourth body to take a 5-0 lead. Greenville simply couldn’t get the final out to get out of the inning.

The crew didn’t give up after that half inning. Greenville did get runners in scoring place within the backside of the fourth, however couldn’t scratch throughout a run.

Within the backside of the fifth, Ricky Heidrich drove in a run to make it a 5-1 sport. However the Lightning responded with scoring three runs within the prime of the sixth to take a 9-1 lead.

Within the backside of the seventh, Greenville gave it their finest shot to steal the sport away. After getting just a few runners on, Trevor Mardin slapped a success into left subject to drive in a run. An error by the Lightning scored one other run to make it 9-3.

Drew Hamilton had a two-run double to make it 9-5 because the crew was gaining some momentum within the last body. However, the Lightning collected themselves and completed the sport off with none additional harm.

Greenville trotted out three pitchers all through the sport. Adam Edwards began the sport and pitched the primary 4 innings. Mardin pitched for 2 innings and Heidrich pitched the final inning.

The crew will return to Sater to tackle the Greenville American Legion Submit 140 18U crew on July 19 at 6 p.m.

Contact Day by day Advocate sports activities editor Drew Terhall at [email protected]