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We're nearly two months into 2020/21 State League 1 season as teams look to make the most of their time before the holiday break. Check out recaps from this past week and view fixtures, results and standings HERE.
Perth Baseball Club 1 v Swan Districts Swans 0
Perth defeated Swan District Swans 1-0 on Wednesday night as three pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Guillaume Duguay struck out Dan Carter to finish off the game.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Perth pitchers struck out 12, while the Swans sat down six.
Carter singled in the first inning as the Swans had four hits total compared to three for Perth.
Duguay earned the victory on the hill for Perth after throwing one and two-thirds innings, allowing no hits, walks or runs while striking out four.
Maddux Stivey took the loss for the Swans. The righty allowed one hit and one run over one and two-thirds innings, striking out three and walking zero.
Tyson Noel started the game for the Swans, throwing five innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out three and walking one. Matteo Pizziconi started the game for Perth. The lefty lasted five and a third innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out eight and walking one.
Matt Durbin, Edgar Mundarain, and Jake White each managed one for Perth. Mundarain had the most chances in the field with 12 as Perth didn't commit a single error in the field.
Mitch Schofield led the Swans with two hits in three at bats.
Carine Cats 2 v Victoria Park Belmont Reds 9
Carine fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-2 loss to Victoria Park Belmont Reds on Friday.
The Reds took the lead on a sacrifice fly in the first inning kept it going from there as the Cats struggled to contain the high-powered offense.
Joshua Greenham's sac fly scored one run for the Reds before another four runs in the fourth inning, led by RBIs from Ryan Boyer and Curtis Bacon.
Matthew Martin earned the victory on the pitcher's mound for the Reds. The bulldog allowed seven hits and two runs over six innings, striking out five and walking one. Corey Brown threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Declan Phillips took the loss for Carine, pitching four innings, allowing five hits and five runs while striking out two.
Carine scattered nine hits in the game. Andre Bello, Josh Davies, and Tarrant Reimers each had two hits. Carine was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Bello had the most chances in the field with eight.
The Reds tallied 11 hits on the day. Jack Smalpage went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Reds in hits while teammate Chris Dawson had multiple hits too. The Reds didn't commit a single error in the field as Smalpage had the most chances in the field with nine.
Morley Eagles 5 v South Perth Cubs 0
Raleigh Pelkonen threw a shutout to lead Morley past South Perth 5-0 on Sunday.
Adrian Blount went 3-for-3 at the plate and drove in four runs, with doubles in the second and the sixth. Blount's extra base hit on a 1-2 count scored Morley's first two runs.
A double by Scott Cornish in the fourth inning was a positive for South Perth.
Pelkonen took the win for Morley, covering seven innings, allowing zero runs on two hits, striking out 11 and walking one.
Luke Mann took the loss for South Perth. The hurler surrendered five runs on nine hits over six innings, striking out one and walking zero.
Morley racked up nine hits in the game. Kieran Chapman and Blount had three hits while Alex Hall had two. Morley didn't commit a single error in the field. Hall had the most chances in the field with nine.
Gosnells Hawks 2 v Wanneroo Giants 12
Gosnells watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 12-2 loss to Wanneroo on Sunday.
The Hawks struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing the Giants, giving up 12 runs.
In the first inning, the Giants scored on a wild pitch during Ben King's at bat and a single by Courtney Jones. A double by Byron Armstrong in the second inning also helped the scoreline.
Wanneroo scored six runs in the fourth inning with singles by King and Nick Irwin, a walk by Madison Beaird, a groundout by Jones, and an error on a ball put in play by Daniel Stephenson.
Jay Bullingham led the Giants to victory on the mound. The righthander went five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out six. Jackson Riley threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Silvi took the loss for Gosnells as the righty surrendered nine runs on seven hits over three innings, striking out one.
Gosnells smacked one home run on the day. Robin Adamson had a homer in the third inning. Louis Scaramella led the Hawks with two hits in three at bats.
Wanneroo racked up 13 hits in the game. Armstrong went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead the team while Nicholas Riley, Jones, Daniel Bourke, and Irwin each racked up multiple hits.
Braves Baseball Club 10 v Perth Baseball Club 1
Seven runs in the fourth inning led the Braves past Perth 10-1 on Sunday. The offense came from a single by Sam Kennelly, a home run by Sean Garratt, and a groundout by Jordan Dyer.
Daniel Schmidt took the win for the Braves, throwing four scoreless innings with one hit, five strikeouts and no walks. Kennelly threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Matt Durbin took the loss for Perth. The righty went four innings, allowing seven runs on six hits and striking out four.
Alex Oehme started the game for the Braves. The southpaw lasted four innings, allowing five hits and one run while striking out two and walking one.
Garratt had a homer in the fourth inning for the Braves as the team tallied ten hits total. Jaxon Date, Garratt, and Kennelly all had two hits to lead the team. The Braves didn't commit a single error in the field as Ben Drew had the most chances in the field with ten.
The Braves are now 7-2-2 with their next games against Morley and Victoria Park Belmont, while 5-7 Perth plays Rockingham next.
Wembley Magpies 5 v Rockingham Rams 10
Wembley fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 10-5 loss to Rockingham on Sunday. The Rams scored on a sacrifice fly by Dion Davey in the second inning and a double by Cayden Nicoletto in the third inning.
Rockingham also scored four runs in the seventh inning. The big inning came thanks to a fielder's choice by Chase Diggins and an error on a ball put in play by Brock Molloy.
Nicoletto took the win for Rockingham. The hurler lasted five innings, allowing zero hits and one run while striking out nine. Zachary Gomersall and Molloy entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close it out in relief.
Sandon Isle took the loss for Wembley, giving up six hits and six runs over three innings.
Adam Van Brakel, Joris Van Ballegooy, Kai Kurasho, and Liam Anderson all had one hit for Wembley. The Magpies tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Riley Spring led the way with four.
Corbin Todd went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Rockingham in hits.
Wembley is 3-9 heading into games v Gosnells while Rockingham is 4-8 and plays Perth next.
Morley Eagles 9 v South Perth Cubs 0
Morley defeated South Perth 9-0 on Sunday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Brendan Sing induced a groundout from David Snow to finish off the game.
Morley tallied four runs in the eighth inning. Aaron Bonomi, Alex Hall, Kieran Chapman, and Ulrich Bojarski each had RBIs in the frame.
A single by Jake Bowey in the first inning was a positive for South Perth.
Lachy Southee pitched Morley to victory. The pitcher surrendered zero runs on three hits over five innings, striking out eight and walking zero. Sing threw four innings in relief out of the bullpen and recorded the last 12 outs to earn the save.
Tyler Paull took the loss for South Perth. The hurler surrendered five runs on seven hits over five innings, striking out two.
Morley racked up 11 hits on the day. Bonomi, Chapman, and Bojarski had two apiece. Morley didn't commit a single error in the field and Matt Dixon had the most chances with 12.
Bowey went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead South Perth in hits.
This result gives Morley an 8-2 record with upcoming games at Braves and Wembley, while South Perth has a 7-4 record going into games v the Swans.
Gosnells Hawks 3 v Wanneroo Giants 7
Gosnells struck first in the first inning, but Wanneroo pulled away for good with three runs in the third inning with a solo homer from Daniel Bourke.
Wanneroo scored three runs in the fourth inning. The offensive firepower by RBIs from Byron Armstrong, Madison Beaird, and Ben King.
Chris King pitched the Giants to victory. The pitcher lasted four and a third innings, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out three. Beaird threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Joshua Silvi took the loss for the Hawks as the righty went four innings, allowing six runs on nine hits with four strikeouts.
Tom Bailey started the game for Wanneroo. The righthander surrendered one run on one hit over three innings, striking out five.
Robin Adamson led Gosnells with two hits in four at bats.
Wanneroo had 15 hits in the game including multiple for Armstrong, Beaird, Nicholas Riley, and King.
Wanneroo carries an 11-2 record into the next games v Carine. The Hawks have a 4-6-2 record heading into Sunday's games v Wembley.
Carine Cats 3 v Victoria Park Belmont Reds 12
Carine Cats had a tough time generating runs on Sunday, dropping their game with Victoria Park Belmont Reds 12-3.
Carine fired up the offense in the first inning, when Chase Mitchell doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Victoria Park Belmont pulled away for good with four runs in the third inning. In the third Matthew Martin singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run. An error scored another run and Trent McDonnell doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
The Reds scored four runs in the fourth inning with RBIs from Martin, Sean Downes, and Roy Hotveldt.
Corey Brown earned the win for the Reds after giving up just one hit in four scoreless innings, striking out three and walking one.
Tarrant Reimers took the loss for Carine. The bulldog went three and two-thirds innings, allowing nine runs on seven hits and striking out three.
Riley Marsh started the game for the Reds. The ace surrendered three runs on six hits over five innings, striking out three and walking one.
Carine racked up seven hits on the day. Josh Davies had three hits in five at-bats and Cameron Landy also had multiple hits.
The Reds saw the ball well today, racking up 13 hits in the game. Martin, Downes, Ryan Boyer, and Hotveldt all had multiple hits for the Reds, who take a 6-5 record into the next round at the Braves. Carine is 1-12 going into a double header at Wanneroo.
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