The ARM Green Machines scored one run in the bottom of the sixth to shade the Hi Pro Sportswear Blackhawks 16-15 in Mosquito baseball play at Lakeview Park.
The Blackhawks scored twice in the first inning as Corben Marcotte and Kohen Molde each got an RBI, scoring Jaidyn Palylyk and Tyson Wicklund. Kiera Horton pitched well for the Green Machines, striking out one.
The Green machines answered in the bottom of the first as Horton and Drayden Routley each crossed the plate with Nolan Wilson hitting an RBI-single.
The Blackhawks started to swing heavy bats in the second and third innings as Palylyk, Wicklund, Molde, Marcotte and Rohen Watson each singled and Aiden Halcro hit a triple driving in two.
Ryder Hornhardt struck out three Green Machine batters in the second inning before the ARM crew scored four in the third as Drayden Routley, Quinn Maglio and Owen Turnbull walked and scored and Evan Kashuba singled and drove home Simon Turnbull.
Owen Turnbull hit a triple to the fence driving in two Green Machine runs in the fourth, while Simon Turnbull fanned three in the fifth.
The Green Machines scored four times as Caleb Buffie and Kashuba both walked and scored and Wilson and Chayse Brumpton each singled and scored.
Hi Pro exploded in the sixth as Molde singled and scored, Marcotte and Rohen each doubled and scored and Aiden Halcro doubled in the tying run.
Brumpton then shut down the Blackhawks as he struck out two of the next three batters. With Holmes on base and two outs Routley delivered a walk-off single.
The Green Machines outslugged the Sun Dial Strikin’ Lightning 13-12 with a walk-off triple in the bottom of the sixth, in earlier action.
Sun Dial scored two in each of the first two innings with Allandra Dolinski, Jakob Holliday, Ivan Schmidt and Ryan James each crossing the plate.
The Green Machines answered with four runs as Maglio singled and drove in Seth Poulin and Horton in the first and Kashuba doubled and drove in Owen Turnbull and Wilson in the second.
The Green Machines’ Drayden Routley kept the Bolts to two runs in the third with Reid Williamson and Chase Lepore each singling and knocking in one run each.
The Green Machines offence continued in the bottom of the third as Brumpton doubled in Pierce Beuaregard and scored on Holmes’ single. Holmes and Poulin also scored in the third to put the Green Machines up by two.
Ivan Schmidt and Ryan James scored for the Bolts in the fourth as Owen Turnbull struck out two. The Green Machines came out hitting again in the fourth as Simon Turnbull and Kashuba both singled and drove in two runs.
The Bolts’ bats woke up in the fifth as Mike Huss and Williamson each doubled, drove in a run and scored and then Lepore singled and drove in a run. Holmes battled hard and struck out the last three Bolts he faced.
Ryan James pitched a gem as he struck out all three Green Machine batters he faced.
In the final inning, Austin Wylie scored on a single by Huss to level the score. In the bottom of the sixth, Horton walked, Routley doubled and Maglio hit an infield single to load the bases and Turnbull hit a walk-off triple to the fence.
The Green Machines grounded the Kal Rotary Kodiaks 16-11 with Brumpton striking out two of three batters in the final inning for the win.
The Kodiaks were led in the first three innings by Carter Davidson who scored twice, Damon Golz with two RBI, Maddex Macalvary with two walks and two runs and Carter Gillman and Braxton Tessman each with one RBI.
The Green Machines answered with Horton walking and scoring twice, Owen Turnbull singling and scoring once and Brumpton walking, singling and scoring twice. Wilson, Kashuba and Holmes each supplied RBI singles.
The Green Machines broke it open with Kashuba leading the inning with an inside-the-park dinger down the left field line, followed by Beauregard, Simon Turnbull and Holmes also crossing the plate.
In the bottom of the fifth, the Rotary gang got singles and runs from Damon Golz and Hayden Tessman, while Tessman got on base after he hit a ground ball back to the hill that took a bad bounce and hit Brumpton on the cheek.
In other games, the Kodiaks dispatched the Five Star Awards Jays 13-8 Tuesday night after stopping the Mavericks 13-7 last week. No details were provided.