Morley Eagles 15-2 Braves
W: Wark (1-0), L: Cameron Lamb (0-2)
The Morley Eagles produced their most convincing performance of the season, crushing Braves 15-2 to open the Week 6 fixtures.
The Eagles scored early and often, piling on four runs in the fourth inning before the blowing the game out with six runs in the seventh to cap off the emphatic win.
Zack McMillin and Row Justin each picked up three RBIs, while eight of the nine starters recorded at least one base hit.
Game 1: Perth 5-3 Gosnells Hawks
W: David Heppleston (1-0), L: Josh Rawlinson (1-1)
Game 2: Perth 1-2 Gosnells Hawks
W: Tyson Quolas (1-1), L: Guillaume Duguay (1-1)
In a common trend from last week, Perth and Gosnells split their double-header on Sunday.
After claiming a dramatic 5-3 win in game one where both teams scored three runs in the seventh inning, the Hawks bounced back to take game two by a score of 2-1 in a pitcher’s duel.
In a low-scoring affair, Gosnells starter Tyson Quolas ousted opposite number Guillaume Duguay to collect his first win of the season.
Gosnells’ Douglas Trimble led the way for his side with four RBIs on a pair of home runs, while Perth’s Jake White had a two RBIs of his own for the afternoon.
Game 1: South Perth Cubs 3-7 Swan Districts Swans
W: Dillon Clarkson (4-1), Tony Olson (1-2)
Game 2: South Perth Cubs 1-0 Swan Districts Swans
W: Josh Hendrickson (1-0), L: Riley Moore (2-2), S: Will Sherriff (1)
In another example of two sides who couldn’t be separated, the South Perth Cubs had to settle for a split of their double-header with bottom placed Swan Districts.
Despite their slow start to the season, Swans took game one by a score of 7-3 after Dillon Clarkson’s quality start.
Clarkson struck out five batters over six innings, while Bailey-Jay Cook and Kirk Peacock drove in two runs each.
The Cubs have been hot to start the year and bounced back in game two as Josh Hendrickson and Will Sherriff combined to shutout the Swans on just four base hits.
The South Perth duo struck out a combined 13 batters as Tony Olson’s fourth inning run was all that separated the teams.
Game 1: Braves 10-0 Wembley Magpies
W: Misja Harcksen (3-0), Hill (0-1)
Game 2: Braves 10-0 Wembley Magpies
W: Alex Oehme (1-1), Thomas Roijers (0-1)
Braves bounced back from their Friday night loss to Morley in perfect fashion, downing the Wembley Magpies with a pair of 10-0 wins during their double-header.
Mitch Neunborn was the standout for the Braves, going 5-7 with two home runs, two triples, a double and a staggering nine RBIs across the afternoon.
Starting pitcher Misja Harcksen fanned eight batters in game one for the Braves, while Alex Oeheme struck out eight more in game two.
Wanneroo Giants 1-2 Victoria Park/Belmont Reds
W: Dylan Brammer (2-0), L: Chris King (3-1)
Victoria Park/Belmont Reds pulled off the surprise result of the weekend – defeating the Wanneroo Giants 2-1 on Sunday.
Tied at 1-1 heading into the ninth inning, third baseman Mitchell Waterhouse launched a solo shot to deep left field off Giants reliever Chris King to hand the Reds a walk-off win.
The hit was one of two for Waterhouse as Dylan Brammer pitched a complete-game gem to steer the Reds to victory.
Brammer struck out an unbelievable 17 batters on route to his second win of the season.
Wanneroo starter Tom Bailey banned six batters over five scoreless innings before handing over to the bullpen.
Game 1: Carine Cats 0-4 Rockingham Rams
W: Sam Murphy (3-0), Jhai Anderson (0-1)
Game 2: Carine Cats 4-3 Rockingham Rams
The Rockingham Rams and Carine Cats played out an epic double-header to close out Week 6, with both sides claiming a win apiece.
The Cats pipped game two by a score of 4-3 after the Rams took out game one by a score of 4-0.
Outfielder Josh Diggins was the standout of the Rockingham offensive, collecting four RBIs across the afternoon, while Sam Murphy struck out five batters on the mound during a seven-inning complete game shutout in game one.
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