Rockingham and Wanneroo got the first wins of the 2021 Senior Baseball Club Championship. There's plenty more baseball action set for the weekend - check out recaps from Thursday's games below.
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Rockingham Rams 4 v Kalamunda Rangers 3
Rockingham scored more runs than Kalamunda, taking the victory on Thursday to the tune of 4-3.
The Rams opened up scoring in the first inning, when Michael Thompson drew a walk, scoring one run. Thompson pitched the team to victory, giving up three runs on seven hits over seven innings, striking out five and walking one.
Kyle Cornfield took the loss for Kalamunda after giving up four runs on five hits over four innings, striking out four.
Rockingham tallied six hits on the day, including two from Kyle Auhl and Hayden Brown.
Kalamunda totaled seven hits with multiple from Cornfield and Luke Williamson.
Kalamunda plays Wanneroo on Saturday and Rockingham plays the Braves on Sunday.
Braves 1 v Wanneroo 15
Mark Argiropoulos did the opposing team no favors on Thursday, picking up four hits over five at bats and leading Wanneroo Giants to a 15-1 win over Braves Baseball Club. He had singles in the first, second, fifth, and sixth.
Wanneroo fired up the offense in the first, when Aaron Home tripled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Wanneroo tallied five runs in the fifth inning thanks to singles from Home, Argiropoulos, Brett Mola, and Brendan Lee.
Simon Eissens was credited with the victory for Wanneroo. The pitcher lasted five innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out five. Home threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Donald Ismail took the loss for the Braves. He went three innings, allowing five runs on four hits with four strikeouts.
Wanneroo Giants tallied 15 hits including multiple from Argiropoulos, Home, Greg Elliott, Lee, and Mola.
Wanneroo plays Port Hedland on Friday and Kalamunda on Saturday while the Braves play Port Hedland on Saturday.
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