A passed ball in the first inning and an RBI single by Charlie Wright and an RBI single by Mitch Boe during the second inning supplied the early offense for DeMARINI - Team Hayes. Neil Lambert got on base three times in the game for DeMARINI - Hayes. He singled in the fourth inning.
Nick Blomgren looked sharp on the mound. Academy Elite 17U Black managed just one hit off of the DeMARINI - Hayes' pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out seven during his five innings of work. DeMARINI - Team Hayes closer Anthony Forte put away the final three outs to record the save.
The top of the first saw DeMARINI - Hayes take an early lead, 1-0. DeMARINI - Hayes got things going when Wright singled. A stolen base then moved Wright from first to second. Academy Elite 17U Black's lone run of the ballgame came in the first inning on a passed ball.
DeMARINI - Team Hayes added four more runs in the top of the third. Jason Sullivan started the inning with a single, scoring Lambert. That was followed up by Charlie Harrigan's single, plating Sullivan. DeMARINI - Team Hayes added one more run in the top of the sixth when Boe stole home.
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