South Forsyth Defeats Resilient Grizzlies.
Despite a 5-run deficit in the fourth inning, Grizzlies almost came all the way back, eventually falling 13-11 to South Forsyth on Wednesday. Grizzlies scored three runs in the failed comeback on a wild pitch by Tayden Elario in the fourth, a single by Nick Thacker in the fourth, and a triple by Easton Sears in the sixth.
Despite the loss, Grizzlies did collect 11 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, South Forsyth had 11 hits on the way to victory. Grizzlies opened up scoring in the first inning. Ryan McCarron drew a walk, scoring one run. South Forsyth pulled away for good with nine runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth an error scored one run for South Forsyth, Kyle O’Neil singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, Brooks Bennett singled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs, Ian Barnett drew a walk, scoring one run, and Evan McCarron induced Michael Sime to hit into a fielder’s choice, but two runs scored. Ryan Schlossmacher toed the rubber for South Forsyth. He surrendered six runs on two hits over one-third of an inning. Niko Nevarez was on the pitcher’s mound for Grizzlies. He lasted three innings, allowing eight hits and ten runs. McCarron and Luke Edwards entered the game as relief, throwing three and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively. Grizzlies collected 11 hits on the day. Thacker, Logan Harden, and McCarron all managed multiple hits for Grizzlies. Thacker went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Grizzlies in hits. South Forsyth saw the ball well today, racking up 11 hits in the game. O’Neil, Bennett, Dylan Carter, and Cameron San Filippo all collected multiple hits for South Forsyth. O’Neil led South Forsyth with three hits in five at bats.
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