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O'Connell hits walks off double, Knights tame Mustangs with DH Sweep

05/07/2018, 2:15pm EDT
By Staff Reports

GAME 1


Both pitching staffs had their hands full on Sunday in a high-scoring affair where Coach Lance C Stavens' Knights 11u bested the CT Mustangs 11U, 14-6.


The Knights secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the sixth inning.  Aiden Lopez, Logan Rembish, Thomas O'Connell, Caiden Watson, and David Pengel all drove in runs in the frame.


CT Mustangs 11U got on the board in the first inning when an error scored one run for CT Mustangs 11U.


The Knights pulled away for good with five runs in the third inning.  In the third Caiden Watson singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run, Matt Levesque grounded out, scoring two runs, and Matt Howard singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs.
The Knights tallied eight runs in the sixth inning. 

The Knights batters contributing to the big inning included Aiden, Logan, Thomas, Caiden, and David, all driving in runs in the inning.


Bennett Bishop surrendered three runs on two hits over four innings, striking out six.


GAME 2


The Knights took Sunday's game in dramatic fashion, with  a 6-5 walk-off victory over CT Mustangs 11U. 

The game was tied at five with the Knights batting in the bottom of the sixth when the Knights fired up the offense in the first inning, when Thomas O’Connell doubled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.


Logan Rembish got the start for Knights 11u going four innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out seven.


Anthony Portofini got the start for CT Mustangs 11U. He surrendered two runs on five hits over three innings, striking out two and walking zero.  Sam Sanders and Ryan Hanrahan entered the game in relief, throwing two and a third innings and one-third of an inning respectively.


Knights 11u racked up nine hits on the day.  Matt Levesque and Matt Chirumbolo all collected multiple with Matt Howard went 3-for-3 at the plate to the Knights in hits. 

The Knights were  sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Josh Howard made the most plays with ten.

 

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