Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Varsity ran off with the lead late in the game in a 7-5 victory over Spanish Fork on Tuesday. The game was tied at five with Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Varsity batting in the top of the seventh when Nolan Bird singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Spanish Fork scored four runs in the sixth inning, but Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Varsity still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for Spanish Fork came thanks to doubles by #11 and #21 and an error on a ball put in play by #18.
Spanish Fork fired up the offense in the second inning. #23 singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Josh Crandall earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Varsity. The bulldog surrendered zero runs on one hit over one and one-third innings, striking out three and walking zero.
#16 took the loss for Spanish Fork. The bulldog allowed three hits and three runs over six innings, striking out 11 and walking one.
Wally Averret started the game for Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Varsity. The pitcher allowed seven hits and five runs over five and two-thirds innings, striking out eight and walking one
Bird went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Varsity in hits.
Spanish Fork saw the ball well today, racking up eight hits in the game. #6 and #21 all managed multiple hits for Spanish Fork. Spanish Fork was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. #11 made the most plays with 11.
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