A rainy Sunday in Perth called off a lot of games, including State League 1, although Perth and Rockingham played Wednesday and Carine and Wanneroo faced off on Friday. Morley remains at the top of the ladder with a 4-0 record while Wanneroo, South Perth, Braves and Rockingham round out the top five.
Check out recaps from the two games last week and view fixtures, results and standings HERE.
Rockingham Rams 0 v Perth 4
Perth had the upper hand in this matchup, with Matteo Pizziconi prevailing on the mound. He threw seven scoreless innings, allowing four hits, striking out five and walking one.
Cayden Nicoletto took the loss for the Rams after four innings and four runs allowed on three hits with nine strikeouts.
Dave Nichols, Corbin Todd, Nicoletto, and Flynn all had one hit for Rockingham while Perth had five total. Brady Oliphant and Edgar Mundarain had multi-hit outings. Perth was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error while Rockingham made two. Nathan Driessen had the most chances in the field with seven.
Rockingham remains in the top five with a 3-2 record while Perth enjoyed the first win of the season with a 1-4 season heading into the next round.
Carine Cats 0 v Wanneroo Giants 12
Wanneroo dominated in this game as Jarred Hutchins got the win, giving up no runs and just two hits in an inning with one strikeout and no walks. Aaron Callaghan, Ethan Cooper, and Nicholas Riley all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards victory.
Jacob Stanton took the loss for Carine, allowing six hits and three runs over three innings, striking out one and walking one.
Jay Bullingham started the game for Wanneroo, keeping things scoreless with three strikeouts in an inning.
Andre Bello led Carine with a 2-for-2 day as the Cats had five hits total compared to 14 for the Giants.
Madison Beaird, Riley, Courtney Jones, and Ben King all had multiple hits for Wanneroo. Beaird went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead the team, which was solid offensively too with no errors in the field compared to two for the Cats. Jones had the most chances in the field with seven.
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