Carine Cats 4-10 South Perth Cubs
W: Luke Mann (3-0) L: Jhai Anderson (1-2)
The South Perth Cubs opened the Week 9 fixtures in emphatic fashion, downing the Carine Cats 10-4.
The Cubs offence was hot throughout – taking an early 10-1 lead after just five innings.
Max Wheeler doubled twice, while Tony Olson tripled in the win as leadoff man Adam Barbarich led South Perth with a pair of RBIs.
Luke Mann tossed six strong innings before Zachary Holland closed out the game – striking out five batters across three scoreless frames.
Gosnells Hawks 5-2 Carine Cats
W: Tyson Quolas (2-1), L: Peter Reyes (1-3)
The Cats’ week didn’t get any better, however, as they fell to a 6-3 loss to the Gosnells Hawks.
Tyson Quolas had a strong outing on the mound for the Hawks, with the starting pitcher well backed up by his offence as Jamie White and Louis Scaramella both had multi-hit days at the plate.
Peter Reyes was tagged with the loss for Carine.
Rockingham Rams 9-2 Perth
W: Brock Molloy (3-3), L: Darcy Heppleston (1-1)
The Rockingham Rams produced arguably their best outing of the season to date, taking care of Perth by a score of 9-2.
Despite falling behind early, the Rams put in a complete performance to record the win.
Chase Diggins, Mitch Field and Thomas Flynn all drove in multiple runs, while Brock Molloy pitched a complete game gem – striking out three batters in the process.
The win was Molloy’s third of the season.
Game 1: Wembley Magpies 1-16 Wanneroo Giants
W: Jackson Riley (1-0), L: Stuart Hutchinson (0-1)
Game 2: Wembley Magpies 0-10 Wanneroo Giants
W: Tom Bailey (2-1), L: Thomas Roijers (1-2)
The Wanneroo Giants put all their class on display, taking both ends of their double header with the Wembley Magpies.
The Giants were relentless throughout, outscoring the Magpies 26-1 across the afternoon.
Outfielder Madison Beaird led the Wanneroo bats with six knocks, whilst also driving in three runs and scoring six of his own.
Jake Turnbull wasn’t far behind, collecting five hits across the two games.
Tom Bailey was the pick of the Giants pitchers – striking out seven batters across five shutout innings in game two.
Victoria Park/Belmont Reds 6-7 Braves
W: Cameron Lamb (1-2), L: Michael Martin (0-4)
They were sure made to work for it, but Braves came away from their game against the Victoria Park/Belmont Reds with a hard-fought 7-6 win.
Despite trailing 4-6 heading into the seventh inning, the Braves rallied to score three runs to take the lead before holding on for the win.
Mitch Neunborn homered and drove in two runs before collecting the save on the mound – striking out four batters across two scoreless frames.
Morley Eagles 8-1 South Perth Cubs
W: Locky Southee (3-0), L: Tony Olson (2-3)
Locky Southee pitched six scoreless innings, striking out seven batters as the Morley Eagles wrapped up the Week 9 fixtures with a 8-1 win over the South Perth Cubs.
Aaron Bonomi set the tone for the afternoon with a leadoff home run, while Chris House also cleared the fence for the Eagles.
Troy Cruz, Zach McMillin and Kieran Chapman all had multi-hit games for Morley.