Friday, May 27, 2011

Rockport 4 Hamilton 2

Rockport earned a first week split against the Generals with a 4-2 at Patton Park. A close game throughout was won by the opportunistic Townies. The Generals had their chances but came up a bit short. Rouell got the win for Rockport, Sharon the save. Funchion picked up the loss for the Generals.

The Generals got on the board first with a RBI single from Mark Potter in the 2nd. Townies tied the game in the 3rd on a Brent Currier single that plated Anderson. In the 5th Robertson delivered a 2-out 2-run single to give the Townies the lead 3-1. They added one more in the 6th, again delivering a 2-out hit that scored a run, Anderson got that hit. In the bottom of the 7th the Generals threatened again but couldn't come up with the big hit they needed all game. Ruggiero got an RBI single to cut the lead to 4-2. With one out and the bases loaded Sharon was able to get the last two outs with no further damage.

The Townies scored all their runs with 2-outs while the Generals stranded 12 runners leaving the bases loaded in the 2nd, 5th, & 7th. That was the story of the game.