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State League 1 has wrapped for the year with Morley, Wanneroo, and Vic Park leading the way at the midseason break, followed by the Braves and Swans.
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Check out recaps from this past week:
Rockingham 9 v Victoria Park Belmont 10
Despite a 7-run deficit in the fourth inning, Rockingham Rams almost came all the way back, eventually falling 10-9 to Victoria Park Belmont Reds on Friday. Rockingham scored six runs in the failed comeback on a double by Sean Garratt in the fifth, a triple by Zachary Gomersall in the fifth, a single by Joshua Diggins in the sixth, and a single by Garratt in the sixth.
Garratt drove in five runners in the loss on a single in the first, a double in the fifth, and a single in the sixth.
Victoria Park captured the lead in the second inning, scoring one run when Chris Dawson singled.
The Reds took the lead for good with seven runs in the fourth inning. Lachlan Ballantyne singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs, Roy Hotveldt singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, Jack Smalpage drew a walk, scoring one run, Ryan Boyer singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run, and an error scored two more runs.
Rockingham put up four runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to a triple by Gomersall and a double by Garratt.
Mathew Martin was the winning pitcher for the Reds, allowing four hits and two runs over one inning, striking out one and walking zero. Andrew Hurrelbrink and Curtis Bacon entered the game out of the bullpen to close it out in relief.
Gomersall took the loss for Rockingham. The bulldog surrendered seven runs on five hits over three and a third innings, striking out three.
Corey Brown started the game for the Reds. The bulldog surrendered three runs on five hits over three innings, striking out one and walking zero.
Rockingham racked up 12 hits on the day including three apiece by Garratt and Finlay Duncan.
The Reds racked up nine hits in the game as Boyer and Dawson had two apiece. The team didn't make any errors as Smalpage made the most plays with four.
Morley 3 v Wanneroo 2
Both teams were strong on the mound Sunday, but Morley Eagles defeated Wanneroo Giants 3-2.
Wanneroo got on the board in the first inning with an error, but Morley pulled away for good with three runs in the fourth. Cody Holt's sac fly scored one run, Mitchell Schofield singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run, and Aaron Bonomi laid down a sacrifice bunt, scoring another.
Millson got the win for Morley, giving up two runs on six hits over seven innings, striking out two and walking zero.
Frazer Brice took the loss for Wanneroo. The righthander went three and a third innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out three.
Kieran Chapman, Adrian Blount, Holt, Bonomi, Luke Hughes, and Schofield each collected one hit to lead the Eagles.
Courtney Jones went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Giants in hits. Wanneroo didn't commit a single error in the field as Jones had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.
Wanneroo 3 v Morley 6
Sunday's night game against Morley Eagles was a heartbreaker for Wanneroo Giants as they lost the lead late in a 6-3 defeat. Morley was down 3-2 in the top of the ninth inning when Ulrich Bojarski singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Wanneroo lost despite out-hitting Morley 11 to eight.
The Giants fired up the offense in the second inning with one run scoring on Daniel Stephenson's sac fly.
Josh Silvi led Morley to victory on the hill. The fireballer allowed three hits and zero runs over three innings, striking out four and walking zero.
Tom Bailey took the loss for Wanneroo. The righty went eight innings, allowing six runs on seven hits, striking out seven and walking one.
Brendan Sing started the game for Morley. The pitcher went six innings, allowing three runs on eight hits, striking out two and walking one.
Wanneroo totaled 11 hits. Stephenson led the way with three hits in three at bats as Jacob Santich and Courtney Jones had multiple hits too.
Kieran Chapman went 2-for-3 at the plate for Morley and also had the most chances in the field with 12.
Morley is 16-2 and Wanneroo is 13-4 going into the break.
Braves 12 v South Perth 3
The Braves defeated South Perth Cubs 12-3 on Sunday thanks in part to Tim Kennelly, who drove in five runners on a home run in the first and a grand slam in the fifth.
The Braves got on the board in the first inning when Jordan Dyer hit a solo homer before putting up five in the fifth inning, led by RBIs from Kennelly and Ben Drew.
Todd Hatcher was the winning pitcher for the Braves. The southpaw surrendered three runs on four hits over five innings, striking out ten. Cameron Lamb and Sam Kennelly entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Will Sherriff took the loss for South Perth Cubs SL1. The hurler went one inning, allowing two runs on two hits, striking out two and walking one.
Braves SL1 smacked three home runs on the day. Dyer had a long ball in the first inning. Kennelly put one out in the first and fifth innings.
Braves SL1 racked up 15 hits. Kennelly, Dyer, Joel Beches, Kennelly, and Jack Rigden all collected multiple hits for Braves SL1. Kennelly led Braves SL1 with four hits in five at bats.
South Perth Cubs SL1 scattered six hits in the game. Jaxon Limpus and Jake Bowey each racked up multiple hits for South Perth Cubs SL1.
Carine 2 v Rockingham 7
Carine Cats SL1 lost the lead late in a 7-2 defeat to Rockingham Rams SL1 on Sunday. The game was tied at two with Rockingham Rams SL1 batting in the top of the sixth when Finlay Duncan doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs.
Carine Cats SL1 took an early lead in the second inning. An error scored one run for Carine Cats SL1.
Rockingham Rams SL1 took the lead for good with three runs in the sixth inning. In the sixth Zachary Gomersall's sac fly scored one run for Rockingham Rams SL1.
Rockingham Rams SL1 scored three runs in the seventh inning. Gomersall and Rui Harrison powered the big inning with RBIs.
Brock Molloy was the winning pitcher for Rockingham Rams SL1. The hurler surrendered two runs on five hits over nine innings, striking out 11.
Tarrant Reimers took the loss for Carine Cats SL1. The pitcher surrendered seven runs on 12 hits over seven innings, striking out three.
Andre Bello led Carine Cats SL1 with two hits in four at bats.
Rockingham Rams SL1 collected 13 hits on the day. Harrison and Joshua Diggins each had multiple hits for Rockingham Rams SL1. Harrison went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Rockingham Rams SL1 in hits.
Perth 3 v Victoria Park Belmont 5
Victoria Park/Belmont Reds SL1 opened up scoring in the first inning, when Jack Smalpage homered on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Perth SL1 knotted the game up at three in the bottom of the fourth inning. Brayden Moyle drew a walk, scoring one run.
Victoria Park/Belmont Reds SL1 pulled away for good with one run in the fifth inning. In the fifth Ryan Boyer doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
Perth SL1 scored three runs in the fourth inning. Perth SL1 batters contributing to the big inning included Nathan Driessen, Jordan Moore, and Moyle, all driving in runs in the frame.
Daniel Meloncelli got the start for Victoria Park/Belmont Reds SL1. The hurler allowed three hits and three runs over three and a third innings, striking out one.
Jake White led things off on the pitcher's mound for Perth SL1. The righthander went nine innings, allowing five runs on ten hits and striking out nine.
Moore led Perth SL1 with two hits in four at bats.
Victoria Park/Belmont Reds SL1 saw the ball well today, racking up ten hits in the game. Boyer, Roy Hotveldt, and Smalpage each managed multiple hits for Victoria Park/Belmont Reds SL1. Victoria Park/Belmont Reds SL1 was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Smalpage made the most plays with 14.
Swan Districts 5 v Wembley 4
Swan Districts Swans SL1 defeated Wembley Magpies SL1 5-4 on Sunday thanks to a walk-off home run. The game was tied at four with Swan Districts Swans SL1 batting in the bottom of the ninth when Bailey-Jay Cooke hit a solo homer.
Swan Districts Swans SL1 earned the victory despite allowing Wembley Magpies SL1 to score three runs in the eighth inning. Wembley Magpies SL1 batters contributing to the big inning included Nick Alexiou, Callan Anderson, and Henry Kellen, all driving in runs in the frame.
In the bottom of the eighth inning, Swan Districts Swans SL1 tied things up at four. Ashton Hamilton drove in two when Hamilton singled.
Maddux Stivey got the win for Swan Districts Swans SL1. Stivey surrendered zero runs on one hit over one and one-third innings, walking zero. Tyson Noel threw two-thirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Riley Spring took the loss for Wembley Magpies SL1. Spring lasted two and two-thirds innings, allowing five hits and five runs while striking out two and walking one.
Chris Crawford started the game for Wembley Magpies SL1. The hurler went six innings, allowing zero runs on three hits and striking out five Dillan Clarkson started the game for Swan Districts Swans SL1. Clarkson went seven innings, allowing one run on four hits, striking out six and walking one
Swan Districts Swans SL1 hit one home run on the day. Cooke had a dinger in the ninth inning.
Swan Districts Swans SL1 racked up eight hits in the game. Dan Carter and Cooke all managed multiple hits for Swan Districts Swans SL1. Cooke and Carter all had two hits to lead Swan Districts Swans SL1.
Wembley Magpies SL1 collected eight hits. Spring and Alexiou each managed multiple hits for Wembley Magpies SL1. Spring led Wembley Magpies SL1 with three hits in five at bats. Wembley Magpies SL1 was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Alexiou had the most chances in the field with ten.
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