MYRTLE BEACH, SC- A walk-off walk led Canfield past Bishop Ireton 11-10 on Wednesday. The game was tied at ten with the Cardinals batting in the bottom of the seventh when Michael Patellis drew a walk, scoring the game winner.
There was plenty of action on the basepaths as Canfield collected ten hits and Bishop Ireton had 11.
The Cardinals got on the board in the first inning when Patellis singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, Canfield tied things up at ten. Ethan Prout hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.
Canfield scored five runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was driven by singles by Scottie Eaton and Patellis, a sac fly by Prout, and a double by Ben Slanker.
Bishop Ireton scored four runs in the fourth inning. Bishop Ireton’s big inning was driven by singles by Hull and Ierardi, an error on a ball put in play by O’Connor, and a double by Regan.
Slanker earned the win for Canfield. Slanker lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out four. Trent Rarick and Jack Davis entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
O’Brien took the loss for Bishop Ireton. The bulldog allowed one hit and one run over two and a third innings, striking out four.
Forrer started the game for Bishop Ireton. The hurler went three and two-thirds innings, allowing eight runs on seven hits and striking out one Eaton started the game for Canfield. The lefty went two innings, allowing two runs on two hits and walking one
Canfield racked up ten hits in the game. AJ Havrilla, Patellis, Slanker, and Eaton each managed multiple hits for the Cardinals. Eaton, Slanker, Patellis, and Havrilla each collected two hits to lead the way. The Cardinals tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Prout led the way with two.