Perth 7-6 South Perth Cubs
W: Guillaume Duguay (3-2), L: Evan Perera (0-1)
Outfielder Brendan Dadson’s ninth inning RBI single was the difference as Perth defeated rivals the South Perth Cubs 7-6 to kick off the Week 11 fixtures last Wednesday night.
Tied at 6-6 heading into the final inning, Dadson singled home Brady Oliphant with two outs on the board as Perth snuck home in a tight encounter.
On the mound, Guillaume Duguay tossed a complete game for Perth – striking out eight batters on route to picking up the win.
Evan Perera took the loss in relief of Will Sherriff.
Wembley Magpies 0-18 South Perth Cubs
W: Tony Olson (3-3), L: Ash Hutchinson (0-2)
South Perth didn’t take long to bounce back, however, as they produced a strong offensive performance to take care of the Wembley Mapgies 18-0.
The Cubs tallied 14 team hits, with Tony Olson launching a grand slam to go along with five RBIs on a pair of hits.
Olson, who also started the game on the mound, finished with seven strikeouts across five innings to claim the win.
Lead-off man Adam Barbarich drove in four runs on three hits, while Max Wheeler and Aaron McDonald each had three RBIs for South Perth.
Gosnells Hawks 4-6 Swan Districts Swans
W: Maddox Stivey (1-0), L: Josh Silvi (2-3)
The Swan Districts Swans scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to nab a tense 6-4 win over the Gosnells Hawks.
Locked at 4-4, Maddox Stivey scored the go-ahead run on a fielding error before Nick Gotta gave the Swans some breathing room.
Stivey also claimed the win on the mound – punching out five batters across three innings.
It wasn’t all plain sailing for the Swans, however, as they blew an early 4-0 lead before fighting back to claim victory.
Braves 10-0 Perth
W: Misja Harcksen (5-1), L: Aiden Austen (0-1)
Mitch Neunborn homered, while Misja Harcksen worked five shutout innings as Braves took care of Perth 10-0 for their second straight win.
Designated hitter Neunborn kept up his hot 2019 season, going deep with outfielder Ben Drew also contributing with a pair of RBIs.
On the mound, a combination of opener Cameron Lamb, Harcksen and Neunborn kept the Perth offensive silent – fanning a total of eight batters throughout the game.
Rockingham Rams 5-9 Victoria Park/Belmont Reds
W: Dylan Brammer (7-0), L: Benn Grice (1-1)
Dylan Brammer improved to 7-0 on the season, striking out nine batters across a complete game to guide the Victoria Park/Belmont Reds to a 9-5 win over the Rockingham Rams.
Brammer was well supported by his bats, with Matthew Martin and Jack Smalpage both launching home runs during the win.
Catcher Gavin Stupienski had a day to remember – going 4-4 with an RBI, while Smalpage drove in three runs.
Rockingham reliever Benn Grice was tagged with the loss in relief of Brock Molloy after surrendering four late runs.
Wanneroo Giants 7-2 Morley Eagles
W: Tom Bailey (3-1), Locky Southee (4-1)
Tom Bailey pitched seven strong innings as the Wanneroo Giants remained top of the State League 1 standings with a 7-2 win over the Morley Eagles.
Bailey struck out eight batters, whilst giving up just two hits as the Giants snapped the Eagles’ seven-game winning streak.
In the batter’s box, it was Madison Beaird who did the damage - scoring a pair of runs on three base hits, while designated hitter Ben King drove in two.
Despite taking an early 2-0 lead, Morley’s winning streak was brought to an abrupt end as Locky Southee was tagged with the loss after giving up four runs across 4.2 frames.
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