A2Z lost the lead late in a 12-6 defeat to Whiting Roll-Offs on Sunday. Whiting trailed 5-4 in the top of the fifth inning when Ben Miller tripled on a 1-2 count, scoring three runs.
Despite the loss, A2Z did collect 11 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Whiting had 16 hits on the way to victory.
A2Z captured the lead in the second inning. They scored one run on a stolen base.
In the bottom of the third inning, A2Z tied things up at four when an error scored one run.
A2Z put up three runs in the second inning. A2Z big bats in the inning were led by a single by Matt Paparodis and a sacrifice fly by Braden Adams.
Whiting scored four runs in the seventh inning. The big inning came thanks to a triple by Grant Melder, a single by Nick Thomas, and a double by Corbin Sevcik.
Connor Davis earned the victory on the mound for Whiting. He allowed six hits and four runs over three innings, striking out three.
Joe Aey took the loss for A2Z. He surrendered four runs on six hits over three and two-thirds innings, striking out two.
A2Z tallied 11 hits. Paparodis, Aiden Thompson, and Danny Nittoli all managed multiple hits. Nittoli, Thompson, and Paparodis all had two hits to lead.
Whiting racked up 16 hits. Melder, Sevcik, Miller, and Owen Keister each collected multiple hits.