Bellville Tygers U15 Clinches Lead in Fifth Inning for Victory Over Van Der Stel
Bellville Tygers U15 snagged a late lead and defeated Van Der Stel 10-9 on Saturday. Van Der Stel trailed 5-4 in the top of the fifth inning when Latham Small doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Van Der Stel scored five runs in the fifth inning, but Bellville Tygers U15 still managed to pull out the victory. Van Der Stel batters contributing to the big inning included Small and Bernado Diedericks, all driving in runs in the frame.
Bellville Tygers U15 fired up the offense in the first inning. Riaan Kuyk grounded out, scoring one run.
Tristan Fradd got the win for Bellville Tygers U15 . They went two and a third innings, allowing seven runs on six hits, striking out five and walking one.
Diedericks took the loss for Van Der Stel. They allowed two hits and seven runs over one and two-thirds innings, striking out five.
Bryce Mcleland started the game for Bellville Tygers U15 . They lasted two innings, allowing one hit and two runs while striking out two Small started the game for Van Der Stel. They allowed two hits and three runs over three innings, striking out six
Bellville Tygers U15 racked up four hits in the game. Lyle Mckenzie and Fradd all had multiple hits for Bellville Tygers U15 . Fradd and Mckenzie each collected two hits to lead Bellville Tygers U15 . Bellville Tygers U15 stole 19 bases during the game as four players stole more than one. Mckenzie led the way with five.
Van Der Stel saw the ball well today, racking up seven hits in the game. Small and Diedericks each had multiple hits for Van Der Stel.