STRUTHERS, OH- Roth Brothers 14U snatched the lead late in the game in a 9-8 victory over Whiting on Sunday. The game was tied at eight with Roth Brothers 14U batting in the top of the eighth when Julian Trott singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.

Despite falling down by six runs in the fifth inning, Whiting tried to fight back. Whiting scored seven runs in the failed comeback on a double by Porter in the fifth, a double by Torsello in the sixth, a single by Tonty in the sixth, a double by Porter in the seventh, and a walk by Torsello in the seventh.

Roth got on the board in the first inning. Jacob Mattocks drew a walk, scoring one run.

Whiting scored three runs in the fifth inning. Whiting scored its runs on a double by Porter.

Trott led things off on the mound for Roth. He allowed zero hits and one run over two innings, striking out two.

Roper was on the mound for Whiting. He surrendered seven runs on ten hits over five innings, striking out five. Henderson threw three innings in relief.

Roth totaled 13 hits in the game. Alexander NicholsonTrottJack Davis, and Austin Ward each had multiple hits for RothWardDavisTrott, and Nicholson each managed two hits to lead the way. Roth tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Nicholson led the way with three.

Whiting tallied seven hits on the day. Torsello and Porter each collected multiple hits for Whiting.



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