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Monday, September 13, 2021

Micksburg wins two on Friday - with details

Micksburg Twins beat West Carleton Electric twice in Greater Ottawa Fastball League action Friday night in front of a good hometown crowd.

First was very well played, final score 1-0. Joran Graham had the win allowing three hits and striking out 12. Matt Greer took the loss, allowing one unearned run, four hits, and striking out seven.

In the second inning, Connor Moss singled, took second on a wild pitch and tried to score on a bobbled grounder but was thrown out at home. 

The Twins got their run in the third. Matt McIntyre walked with two out. Graham then singled. When the ball was misplayed in the outfield, McIntyre was able to score. 

West Carleton had their best chance to score in the seventh. After two strikeouts, Steve Cavanagh singled. He got to third on a dropped fly ball hit by Jeff Campbell. With runners on the corners, Graham got a ground to end the game.

Micksburg hitting
Andy McIntyre 1-4
Matt McIntyre BB, R
Joran Graham 1-2, BB
Connor Brooks 1-2, HBP
Connor Moss 1-3

WC hitting
Chris Costello 1-2 2B
Matt Greer 1-3 3B
Steve Cavanagh 1-3

The night cap was 11-4 for the Twins. Connor Brooks was the winning pitcher, allowing four hits, walking three and striking out eight over six innings. Cory Baldwin took the loss allowing eight runs. He had relief from Trevor Lahey who allowed three runs and struck out six.

The Electric got on the board in the top of the first. Neil Murphy walked and scored on a Hugh Murray's double.

The Twins had a huge bottom of the first inning, sending 13 men to the plate and scoring eight runs. Connor Brooks had a bases loaded triple during the inning. 

Micksburg added another in the second inning. Brooks doubled and scored on Joe Mick's double. 

WC looked like they might score in the fourth. Murray walked, and Steve Cavanagh doubled to put men on second and third. However Brooks got out of the inning with two strikeouts.

West Carleton got three back in the fifth. Lahey doubled off the fence, and Chris Costello walked. Matt Greer's home run made the score 9-4.

In the bottom of the sixth, Jared Steege walked. A home run to left field by 15 year old Nolan Costello, his first hit in men's ball, walked off the game invoking the 7 run rule, ending it at 11-4.



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