A walk-off left Crestwood Red Devils JV on the wrong end of a 16-15 defeat to Beachwood on Thursday. The game was tied at 15 with Beachwood batting in the bottom of the seventh when Cira singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Crestwood Red Devils JV trailed by four runs in the fifth inning, but then fought back to lower the final margin. Crestwood Red Devils JV scored seven runs in the failed comeback on a fielder’s choice by Clay Bascombe in the sixth, a walk by Kaden Plechaty in the sixth, a single by Scott Vyhnal in the sixth, a fielder’s choice by Kyle Gregel in the sixth, a walk by Vyhnal in the seventh, a error in the seventh, and a walk by Jake Rowe in the seventh.
Beachwood captured the lead in the second inning. Petti drew a walk, scoring one run.
After Crestwood Red Devils JV scored five runs in the top of the fifth, Beachwood answered with five of their own. Crestwood Red Devils JV scored when Bascombe singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run, Jacob Dustman singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs, and Josh Toothman singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs. Beachwood then answered when Brewer singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run, Blumenthal singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, Kornspan doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs, and Kay grounded out, scoring one run.
Crestwood Red Devils JV notched six runs in the sixth inning. The offensive onslaught came from fielder’s choices by Bascombe and Gregel, a walk by Plechaty, and a single by Vyhnal.
Blumenthal led things off on the hill for Beachwood. He went five innings, allowing seven runs on eight hits and striking out three.
Bascombe started the game for Crestwood Red Devils JV . He went four innings, allowing six runs on six hits and striking out two. Vyhnal and J.J. Riley entered the game as relief, throwing one inning and one inning respectively.
Bascombe started the game for Crestwood Red Devils JV . He went four innings, allowing six runs on six hits and striking out two
Crestwood Red Devils JV racked up nine hits. Vyhnal and Bascombe each had multiple hits for Crestwood Red Devils JV . Vyhnal went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Crestwood Red Devils JV in hits. Crestwood Red Devils JV stole five bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Vyhnal led the way with two.
Beachwood racked up 16 hits in the game. Cira, Brewer, Kornspan, Petti, Stender, Brown, and Greene all had multiple hits for Beachwood. Cira led Beachwood with three hits in four at bats. Greene led Beachwood with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with nine stolen bases.
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