Victoria Park/Belmont Reds 2-1 Swan Districts Swans
W: Matthew Martin (2-4), L: Dillon Clarkson (3-7)
The Victoria Park/Belmont Reds made it two wins on the bounce after edging the Swan Districts Swans 2-1 to start off the Week 15 fixtures.
Led by a quality start from Matthew Martin, who struck out four batters across 6.2 frames of one-run ball, the Reds snuck home in the tightest of games.
Despite punching out eight over seven stellar innings, Swans starter Dillon Clarkson took the loss after surrending a pair of runs off the bat of Gavin Stupienski and Mitchell Waterhouse.
Swan Districts Swans 11-0 Wembley Magpies
W: Adam Ciallella (1-0), L: Curtis Bacon (1-1)
The Swans weren’t down for long as they soon returned to winning ways, taking care of the Wembley Magpies 11-0.
Swans scored early and often, piling on four runs in both the second and fourth innings to take control of the game.
Shortstop Bailey-Jay Cooke led the way with three RBIs on a pair of base hits, while Clarkson and Adam Ciallella combined to shutout the Magpies on the mound.
Morley Eagles 5-8 Gosnells Hawks
W: Adam Millson (3-5) L: Locky Southee (5-2)
The Gosnells Hawks claimed a vital win in the context of their season, defeating the third-placed Morley Eagles 8-5.
The Hawks, who have struggled for consistency this season jumped out of the gates, scoring three runs in the first inning to set up the win.
Robin Adamson, Lee Wisby and Douglas Trimble all chipped in with multi-RBI games for Gosnells, with Trimble even clearing the fence for a home run.
Adamson led the Hawks with three base hits, while Adam Millson secured the win out of the bullpen.
Game 1: Rockingham Rams 2-6 Wanneroo Giants
W: Chris King (6-2), L: Brock Molloy (2-6)
Game 2: Rockingham Rams 1-9 Wanneroo Giants
W: Tom Bailey (5-1), L: Sam Murphy (3-4)
The Wanneroo Giants maintained their spot at the top of the State League 1 ladder with a double-header sweep over the Rockingham Rams on Sunday.
After coming from 2-0 down to take game on by a score of 6-2, the Giants were never troubled in game two as they led from start to finish to win 9-1.
Courtney Jones homered and drove in five runs across the afternoon, while first baseman Nick Irwin led the team with five hits.
On the mound, Chris King and Tom Bailey each earned wins, with Bailey striking out seven batters across five frames following the end of the Perth Heat season.
Swan Districts Swans 1-9 Braves
W: Mitch Neunborn (4-0), L: Dillon Clarkson (3-8) S: Broadee Binder (1)
Braves showed their class, amassing an impressive 15 team hits during their 9-1 win over Swans.
Two-way player Mitch Neunborn continued his standout season, homering from the top of the lineup before striking out six batters to claim the win on the mound.
Perth Heat teammate Sam Kennelly and outfielder Ben Drew also smashed home runs as the Braves cruised home.
Gosnells Hawks 5-2 South Perth Cubs
W: Josh Rawlinson (2-2), L: Tony Olson (3-4)
The Gosnells Hawks secured their second win of the week, scoring three runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the South Perth Cubs 5-2.
Josh Rawlinson pitched a complete-game gem, fanning a season-high 14 batters to pick up the win for the Hawks.
In the batter’s box, Adamson and Louis Scaramella had multi-hit games for Gosnells as they inflicted South Perth starter Tony Olson with the loss.
Morley Eagles 13-1 Carine Cats
W: Troy Cruz (2-1), L: Cody Holt (4-1)
The Morley Eagles returned to winning ways in resounding fashion, downing the Carine Cats 13-1 behind a seven-run fifth inning.
The Eagles’ bats were on full display as Jess Williams homered and drove in three runs, while Chris House led the team with three base hits.
Troy Cruz earned the win on the mound – striking out a season-high 13 batters through just six frames as Cody Holt took the loss.
Perth 10-0 Wembley Magpies
W: Aidan Austen (4-1), L: Curtis Bacon (1-2)
Perth rounded out the Week 15 fixtures with a strong team outing as they shutout the Wembley Magpies for a 10-0 win.
Remarkably, Perth scored eight of their ten runs in the seventh inning.
It was an all-round effort that got Perth home, as Niccolo Loardi, Benn Watson and Nathan Driessen each drove in a pair of runs, while Aidan Austen picked up the win after tossing six scoreless innings.