Nick Blomgren racked up two RBIs on two hits for DeMARINI - Koutnik. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the fourth inning. Ryan McQueen worked out of six tricky spots for DeMARINI - Koutnik. He pitched five innings and allowed no earned runs on four hits. McQueen faced his trickiest spot in the fifth inning. Collin Ridout got it done on the rubber on the way to a win. He allowed two runs over two innings. Ridout struck out four, walked one and gave up three hits.
Illinois Edge 18U jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. After Garcia singled, Illinois Edge 18U kept the pressure on DeMARINI - Koutnik pitching, as Pharo singled, bringing home Garcia. It didn't take long for DeMARINI - Koutnik to answer as it scored one run of its own in the first. DeMARINI - Koutnik scored on an RBI double by Blomgren.
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