Takeover Baseball beats TKR Reds 9-8 to win USABL Jersey Battle Championship
Takeover Baseball 14U built a six-run lead in the sixth inning and then held off TKR Reds's charge for a 9-8 victory on Sunday. Takeover Baseball 14U got things moving in the second inning scroing 5 runs. Leadoff singles by Brody Hendersen and Lunden Chadwell got things going, then RBI singles from Max Romanok and Donavan Epps made it 3-0 and then the big hit came from Liam Gallagher who crushed a double to right scoring Santino Cignarella and Donovan Epps making the score 5-0. Takeover then scored one in the fourth and fifth, then two in the sixth. Paul Serra pitched Takeover Baseball 14U to victory, Serra lasted three and a third innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out one. Lunden Chadwell threw three innings of relief striking out 4 and Donavan Epps closed the game throwing two thirds of a inning not allowing a hit. Takeover Baseball 14U totaled 12 hits in the game, Liam Gallagher, Donavan Epps, Max Romanok, and Santino Cignarella all collected multiple hits for Takeover Baseball 14U. Gallagher led Takeover Baseball 14U with three hits in four at bats. Takeover Baseball 14U stole eight bases during the game as two players stole more than one.
Gallagher led the way with three.