Late Score Costs Portsmouth Yardbirds Against Lakewood Legends
Monday’s game against Lakewood Legends was a heart breaker for Portsmouth Yardbirds, as they lost the lead late in a 14-11 defeat. The game was tied at 11 with Lakewood Legends batting in the top of the seventh when Drew Hill singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Despite the loss, Portsmouth Yardbirds did collect 11 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Lakewood Legends had 11 hits on the way to victory.
Portsmouth Yardbirds got on the board in the first inning when Daniel Qin doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Lakewood Legends scored five runs in the fourth inning. Lakewood Legends offense in the inning was led by Brett Bishop, Azriel Davidson, Bren Faulk, and Evan Keller, all driving in runs in the inning.
TJ Wynkoop earned the victory on the mound for Lakewood Legends. He surrendered one run on four hits over seven innings, striking out two. Cody Sandlin threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Robert McDaniel was on the pitcher’s mound for Portsmouth Yardbirds. He surrendered six runs on four hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out one. Anthony Kettner, Justice Page, and Eric Lucey each contributed in relief for Portsmouth Yardbirds.
Hyeonsang Cho started the game for Lakewood Legends. He surrendered ten runs on six hits over one inning, striking out one
Portsmouth Yardbirds tallied 11 hits in the game. Amir Mitchell, Kent Bingman, and Qin all collected multiple hits for Portsmouth Yardbirds. Qin, Bingman, and Mitchell all had two hits to lead Portsmouth Yardbirds.
Lakewood Legends totaled 11 hits in the game. Austin Kirkpatrick, Faulk, and Kyle McShaffry all managed multiple hits for Lakewood Legends. Kirkpatrick went 3-for-6 at the plate to lead Lakewood Legends in hits. Lakewood Legends tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Davidson led the way with four.
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