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State League 1 is back in the swing of things after another awesome weekend with Morley, Wanneroo, and Braves leading the way.
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Check out recaps from this past week:
Perth 5 v Carine 10
Carine Cats got on the board in the first inning when Tarrant Reimers singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Perth tied things up at two on an error in the bottom of the fourth, but Carine pulled away for good with three runs in the fifth inning. Cameron Landy doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, Andre Bello singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, and Tom Hartley drew a walk, scoring one run.
The Cats scored four runs in the eighth inning with RBIs from Chase Mitchell, Landy, and Reimers.
Hartley was on the pitcher's mound for Carine and gave up no runs or hits in three innings.
Jake White was on the hill for Perth and gave up five runs on nine hits over five innings, striking out one. Edgar Mundarain threw four innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Brady Oliphant, Mundarain, Nathan Driessen, White, and Brayden Moyle each collected one hit for Perth.
Carine's 16 hits came from Reimers, Carlos Salas, Mitchell, Landy, Brannon Hayes, and Josh Davies, who all had at least two.
Carine is 8-13 and plays at Morley on Sunday while Perth has a 6-13-1 record with the next game at South Perth.
Swan Districts 6 v Gosnells 9
Swan Districts Swans fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-6 loss to Gosnells Hawks on Sunday. The Hawks scored on walks by Jack Burt and Jamie White in the first inning.
The Swans collected 13 hits in the high-scoring affair and Gosnells had eight.
The Hawks scored four runs in the fourth with RBIs from Luke Houston and Burt.
The Swans added three runs in the seventh on doubles by Dylan Bojarski, Lewdon Te Mara, and Anthony Daniele.
Lee Wisby earned the win for Gosnells. The righty went six innings, allowing two runs on seven hits. Burt and Louis Scaramella pitched in relief.
Tyson Noel took the loss for the Swans, going three and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs on four hits and striking out three.
The Swans racked up 13 hits with three apiece to Daniele and Ashton Hamilton, as well as multiple for Bailey-Jay Cooke, Te Mara, and Maddux Stivey.
The Hawks had eight hits in the game with two apiece for White and Burt.
Next, 9-12 Gosnells has a doubleheader at Wembley as the Swans take a 10-9-2 record into their next matchup at Morley, though not until 6 Feb. thanks to a week off.
Wembley 5 v Victoria Park Belmont 16
Wembley Magpies lost the lead late in a 16-5 defeat to Victoria Park Belmont Reds on Sunday. The game was tied at five with the Reds batting in the top of the seventh when Zac Meloncelli singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.
Vic Park had opened up scoring in the second inning when Ben Warrington grounded out for one run. Wembley answered with four runs in the third on hits from Nick Alexiou, Jayson Brown, and Chris Crawford.
The Reds scored nine runs in the eighth inning. The offensive firepower included RBIs from Trent McDonnell, Josh Paull, and Joshua Cosgrove.
Riley Marsh earned the victory on the mound for Vic Park after allowing just three hits and zero runs over four innings, striking out four. Andrew Hurrelbrink threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Henry Kellen took the loss for Wembley, giving up five runs on two hits over one inning, striking out one.
Corey Brown started the game for the Reds and went three innings, allowing five runs on six hits, striking out three and walking one.
Crawford started the game for Wembley, going six innings with four runs on five hits and a strikeout.
Wembley tallied ten hits on the day as Kellen went 3-for-4 and Riley Spring had multiple hits too.
The Reds had 14 hits in the game as Meloncelli went 4-for-6 and Lachlan Ballantyne, Ryan Boyer, and McDonnell also collected multiple hits.
Vic Park has a 14-7-2 record and plays the Braves at home on 30 Jan. Wembley has an upcoming doubleheader at home v Gosnells.
Braves 3 v Wanneroo 1
Both teams were strong on the hill Sunday, but the Braves defeated Wanneroo Giants 3-1. Braves pitchers allowed just eight hits to Wanneroo in the game.
Cameron Lamb was credited with the victory for the Braves after giving up one run on two hits over two and a third innings, striking out two and walking zero.
Jay Bullingham took the loss for Wanneroo, allowing five hits and two runs over three innings, striking out three and walking one.
Daniel Schmidt started the game for the Braves. The southpaw surrendered zero runs on six hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out five and walking zero.
The Braves saw the ball well today, racking up six hits in the game. Jordan Dyer and Kevin Clark each managed two hits to lead the team.
Daniel Stephenson led Wanneroo with two hits in three at bats.
Braves 5 v Wanneroo 11
Sunday's second game against Wanneroo Giants was a heartbreaker for the Braves as they lost the lead late in an 11-5 defeat. The game was tied at three with Wanneroo batting in the top of the sixth when Owen Pilcher drew a walk, scoring one run.
The Braves fired up the offense in the first inning as an error scored one run.
Wanneroo pulled away for good with seven runs in the sixth inning. Jacob Santich doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run, Pilcher drew a walk, scoring one run, Daniel Stephenson singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run, Courtney Jones drew a walk, scoring one run, Nicholas Riley drew a walk, scoring one run, and Santich singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Tom Bailey was the winning pitcher for Wanneroo. The righty surrendered three runs on six hits over six innings, striking out 11. Jackson Riley and Frazer Brice helped close the game out in relief.
Todd Hatcher took the loss for the Braves. The southpaw lasted five and a third innings, allowing seven hits and four runs while striking out five and walking one.
Ben Drew went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead the Braves in hits.
Wanneroo scattered 14 hits in the game. Santich, Riley, Chris King, and Jones each collected multiple hits for Wanneroo.
Wanneroo has a 17-5 record with a home game v Rockingham next Sunday while the 15-7 Braves play at Victoria Park on the weekend.
Rockingham 2 v Morley 8
Rockingham Rams watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in an 8-2 loss to Morley Eagles on Sunday. Morley took the lead on a home run in the first inning.
Adam Millson was the winning pitcher for Morley. The hurler surrendered two runs on six hits over seven innings, striking out six and walking zero.
Brock Molloy took the loss for Rockingham, allowing nine hits and eight runs over six innings, striking out five.
Morley had two home runs on the day with Ulrich Bojarski and Bonomi in the first inning.
Finlay Duncan led Rockingham with two hits in three at bats.
Morley Eagles SL1 totaled ten hits with multiple from Bojarski and Jesse Williams. The Eagles also didn't commit a single error in the field as Bonomi had the most chances with five.
Rockingham 6 v Morley 12
Rockingham Rams fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 12-6 loss to Morley Eagles on Sunday night.
Despite the loss, Rockingham did collect 13 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately for the Rams, the Eagles had 17 hits on the way to victory.
Morley fired up the offense in the first inning, when Jesse Williams hit a solo homer.
Rockingham tallied three runs in the eighth inning with RBIs by Joshua Diggins, Samuel Sheppard, and Rui Harrison.
Morley scored three runs in the ninth inning, led by Aaron Bonomi and Zac McMillin, who all drove in runs.
Josh Silvi was the winning pitcher for Morley. The bulldog allowed three hits and two runs over three innings, striking out four and walking one. Kieran Chapman and Cody Holt entered the game out of the bullpen to help close it out in relief.
Zachary Gomersall took the loss for Rockingham. The pitcher lasted six innings, allowing eight hits and seven runs while striking out three.
Brendan Sing started the game for Morley. The hurler allowed five hits and one run over four innings, striking out seven and walking zero.
Morley hit two home runs on the day as Williams had a long ball in the first inning and Bonomi went deep in the ninth.
Rockingham tallied 13 hits in the game including multiple hits for Thomas Flynn, Sheppard, Gomersall, and Harrison. Flynn went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead the way.
Morley tallied 17 hits on the day with multiple to Chapman, Ulrich Bojarski, McMillin, and Jayson Miller. Chapman led Morley with four hits in five at bats.
19-3 Morley has a home game v Morley on Sunday while Rockingham plays at Wanneroo.
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