There is one week to go before the break as Morley leads the way with a 14-2 record, followed by Wanneroo at 13-2 and the Braves at 11-6. Victoria Park Belmont and Swan Districts stay in the top five too.
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Carine 12 v Gosnells 11
Carine Cats took Wednesday's game in dramatic fashion with a 12-11 walk-off victory over Gosnells Hawks. The game was tied at 11 with Carine batting in the bottom of the sixth when an error scored one run.
Carine earned the victory despite allowing Gosnells to score eight runs in the first inning with RBIs from Jamie White, Taj Varga, Maclin Berry, Jack Burt and Luke Houston.
The Cats tallied six runs in the fifth inning. The rally was led by a triple by Chase Mitchell, a single by Braydin Horsley, and a sac fly by Cameron Landy.
Tarrant Reimers earned the win for Carine. The fireballer surrendered three runs on four hits over five and a third innings, striking out seven and walking one.
Houston took the loss for Gosnells. The righty lasted four and a third innings, allowing five hits and six runs while walking one.
Declan Phillips started the game for Carine, allowing five hits and eight runs over two-thirds of an inning.
Carine scattered eight hits in the game including two apiece for Horsley and Mitchell. Landy stole two bases as well.
Gosnells tallied nine hits in the game with Berry and Liam Collins leading the way.
Carine is 7-10 and plays Rockingham on Sunday at Carine while Gosnells has the week off.
Wembley 4 v Wanneroo 9
Wembley Magpies fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-4 loss to Wanneroo Giants on Sunday afternoon. The Giants scored on a three-run home run by Nick Irwin in the first inning and a error in the second inning.
Wanneroo scored three runs in the fifth inning with a single by Dawson Summers, a fielder's choice by Daniel Stephenson, and a double by Courtney Jones.
Conor Lourey was credited with the victory for Wanneroo. The pitcher lasted five and a third innings, allowing three hits and four runs while striking out nine. Jay Bullingham threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Chris Crawford took the loss for Wembley. The bulldog allowed 11 hits and seven runs over six innings, striking out four.
Wembley smacked two home runs on the day. Riley Spring had a four bagger in the first inning and Nick Alexiou went deep in the sixth.
Jake Willson, Crawford, Alexiou, and Spring each collected one hit to lead the Magpies while Wanneroo totaled 13 hits. Jones went 3-for-4 and Owen Pilcher, Nicholas Riley, Summers, and Irwin all had multiple hits too.
Wembley 3 v Wanneroo 15
Wembley Magpies fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 15-3 loss to Wanneroo Giants on Sunday.
Wanneroo scored in the first on a home run by Ben King and a grand slam by Jacob Santich. Dawson Summers homered in the second to keep up the scoring.
Frazer Brice earned the win for Wanneroo. The righthander went three innings, allowing zero runs on two hits, striking out two and walking one. Tom Bailey threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Michael Albertini took the loss for Wembley. The pitcher lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing four hits and eight runs.
Jackson Riley started the game for Wanneroo, throwing two innings, allowing one hit and two runs while striking out four.
Joris Van Ballegooy, Jake Willson, Alexiou, Spring, and Joshua Houston all had one hit for Wembley.
King went 4-for-4 to lead Wanneroo in hits while Daniel Stephenson had multiple hits and the most chances in the field with eight.
12-2 Wanneroo plays Morley in a doubleheader on the weekend at home (Mateljan Park). Wembley plays at Swan Districts (Charlie Hodder Field) on Sunday.
Gosnells 3 v South Perth 2
Sunday's game against South Perth Cubs was a heartbreaker for Gosnells Hawks as they lost the lead late in a 3-2 defeat. The game was tied at two with the Cubs batting in the top of the seventh when Caleb Goodwin hit a solo homer.
The pitching was strong on both sides as the Cubs struck out eight and the Hawks sat down seven.
Gosnells got things moving in the second inning when Jack Burt hit a solo homer. After South Perth came back, Burt went on to score the tying run in the fifth by drawing a walk.
Tyler Paull earned the victory on the mound for the Cubs, giving up one run on three hits over three innings, striking out one. Will Sherriff started the game, throwing four innings, allowing five hits and one run while striking out seven and walking one.
Patrick Frezza took the loss for Gosnells, lasting seven innings, allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out seven and walking one.
Gosnells racked up eight hits on the day including two apiece for Travis McIntyre and Luke Houston. The Hawks were sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error as Houston had the most chances with eight.
Gosnells 22 v South Perth 5
Gosnells Hawks fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 22-5 loss to South Perth Cubs on Sunday night. The Cubs scored on doubles by Adam Barbarich and Max Wheeler, walks by Kent Fitzgibbons and Aaron MacDonald, singles by Luke Mann and Barbarich, and a sacrifice fly by Jake Bowey in the first inning.
Lucas John took the win for South Perth. The fireballer surrendered five runs on seven hits over three innings, striking out one. Luke Gozzi threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Nathan Smith took the loss for the Hawks, allowing three hits and eight runs while striking out one in one-third of an inning.
Gosnells totaled seven hits in the game with two apiece for Lee Wisby and Luke Houston. South Perth had 13 hits as Barbarich went 4-for-5 and Wheeler, Patrick Temby, and Jaxon Limpus had multiple hits too.
The Hawks are 7-10 and off until the new year when they play Wanneroo in the first round back. 8-9 South Perth plays at the Braves (Winnacott Reserve) on Sunday.
Victoria Park Belmont 5 v Swan Districts 5
A home run in the seventh inning helped Victoria Park Belmont Reds battle to a 5-5 tie with Swan Districts Swans on Sunday afternoon. Ryan Boyer got things started with a sac fly in the first.
The Reds hit two home runs as Boyer went for the long ball in the fifth inning and Smalpage put one out in the seventh.
Victoria Park Belmont had 11 hits in the game with two apiece for Joshua Greenham, Smalpage, and Roy Hotveldt.
Swan Districts totaled eight hits including multiple for Bailey-Jay Cooke and Dan Carter. The Swans were sure-handed and didn't commit a single error as Carter made the most plays with ten.
Victoria Park Belmont 11 v Swan Districts 3
Victoria Park Belmont Reds defeated Swan Districts Swans 11-3 on Sunday thanks to a timely seven runs in a big sixth inning. This rally included a single by Zak Meloncelli, a home run by Jack Smalpage, a groundout by Lachlan Ballantyne, and a double by Mathew Martin.
Swan Districts got things started in the first inning when Bailey-Jay Cooke homered on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
The Reds notched seven runs in the sixth inning with RBIs from Martin, Meloncelli, Smalpage, and Ballantyne.
Daniel Meloncelli led things off on the mound for Vic Park. The fireballer went six innings, allowing three runs on three hits, striking out three and walking zero.
Tyson Noel toed the rubber for the Swans, allowing six hits and four runs over five innings, striking out two. Trent Daniele and Brody Clarkson entered the game in relief, throwing two innings and one inning respectively.
The Reds tallied one home run as Smalpage went deep in the sixth, one of 11 hits total on the day. Smalpage, Meloncelli, and Josh Paull had two hits apiece as the Reds were sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Smalpage made the most plays with 11.
The Swans didn't make any errors either as Cooke had 11 chances.
The Reds are 10-6-2 and play Rockingham at Empire Ballpark on Friday, followed by a Sunday game at Perth.
The Swans are 9-6-2 and host Wembley on Sunday at Charlie Hodder Field.
Perth 6 v Rockingham 2
Perth won 6-2 over Rockingham Rams on Sunday after opening the scoring in the first on a bases-loaded walk from Matt Sibley.
Jake White got the start for Perth. The pitcher allowed seven hits and two runs over seven innings, striking out two and walking one.
Sean Garratt toed the rubber for Rockingham. The bulldog surrendered four runs on one hit over one inning. Mitchell Field and Zachary Gomersall entered the game from the bullpen, throwing four innings and one inning respectively.
Perth tallied seven hits including two apiece for Kyle Francis, Sibley, and Brady Oliphant.
Finlay Duncan led the Rams with three hits in four at bats.
Perth 13 v Rockingham 0
Perth defeated Rockingham Rams 13-0 on Sunday night as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Jordan Moore induced a groundout from Ryan Pribicevich to finish off the game.
Perth secured the victory thanks to seven runs in the fifth inning. Kyle Francis, Edgar Mundarain, and Matt Sibley all drove in runs.
Perth fired up the offense in the first inning as an error scored one run.
One bright spot for Rockingham was a double by Sean Garratt in the first inning.
Darcy Heppleston was on the pitcher's mound for Perth, throwing one inning, allowing zero runs on one hit and walking one.
Brock Molloy started the game for Rockingham. Molloy lasted four innings, allowing six hits and six runs while striking out six. Dion Davey threw two innings in relief.
Perth racked up eight hits on the day as Mundarain led the way with three hits in four at bats and Sibley had multiple too.
Perth is 5-10-1 and hosts Vic Park on Sunday at Inglewood Oval. Rockingham takes on Vic Park at Empire Ballpark on Friday night.
Morley 4 v Braves 3
Morley Eagles seized victory in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off single at the end of the game to topple the Braves. The game was tied at three with Morley batting in the bottom of the seventh when Ulrich Bojarski singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
The Eagles got on board in the second inning as Zac McMillin hit into a fielder's choice, scoring one run.
The game was tied up at three apiece when Morley scored on an error in the sixth.
Brendan Sing pitched the Eagles to victory. The ace went seven innings, allowing three runs on seven hits and six strikeouts.
Todd Hatcher took the loss for the Braves. The southpaw allowed six hits and four runs over six and a third innings, striking out four.
Bojarski went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Morley in hits.
Ben Drew and Sam Kennelly each had multiple hits for the Braves as the team collected seven hits total.
Morley 11 v Braves 10
Morley Eagles took the Sunday night game in dramatic fashion with an 11-10 walk-off victory over the Braves. The game was tied at ten with Morley batting in the bottom of the ninth when Cody Holt doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
The Eagles got their offense started in the first when Aaron Bonomi tripled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
After the Braves scored two runs in the top of the seventh, Morley answered with two of their own. The Braves scored when Drew homered on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs. Morley then answered when Bonomi doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Morley put up three runs in the eighth inning. The big inning was thanks to an error on a ball put in play by Mitchell Schofield and Jayson Miller and a double by Hughes.
Holt took the win for Morley. The hurler surrendered zero runs on zero hits over one inning, walking zero. Riley Franklin threw two and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Sam Kennelly took the loss for the Braves. Kennelly went two and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs on six hits, striking out four and walking one.
Cameron Lamb started the game for the Braves. The righty lasted four innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out four and walking zero.
Adam Millson started the game for Morley, allowing ten hits and eight runs over five and two-thirds innings, striking out one.
The Braves smacked two home runs on the day. Kennelly had a homer in the sixth inning and Drew had a long ball in the seventh.
The Braves had 11 hits total while Morley tallied 15 hits as Schofield and Bonomi had three apiece. Hughes, Ulrich Bojarski, and Adrian Blount had multiple hits too.
The 11-6 Braves host South Perth at home and the 14-2 Eagles take on Wanneroo.
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