Indians win over Tigers

SAFE: Indians won in dominating fashion in senior baseball over the weekend, defeating Road Runners 8-0.
SAFE: Indians won in dominating fashion in senior baseball over the weekend, defeating Road Runners 8-0.

This week’s games saw Indians get the win against Tigers.

The games started with Friday night with Indians versus Tigers.

Indians were into the bat first with Bec Andersson, Janaki Mathews, Maddie Welgraven all on with safe hits and scoring two across.

Tigers were on with an error. Sharona Dodd and Jeanne Mcintosh both had safe hits which saw them get two across.

Some nice plays by Tigers saw Indians kept to one in the second and three in the third. Indians did well in the field with some great catching by Janaki Mathews, and keeping Tigers to two for their second bat and to four in the fourth but Indians kept it together and got another four across in that last bat with Courtney Valek having a great night with the bat which saw them take the well-fought win 10-8.

Safe Hits - Indians - S. Cousins 1, B. Andersson 1, R. Warner 1, J. Mathews 1, M. Welgraven 1, C. Balek 2, D. Hutchinson 2, M. Tremble 1 - Catches - J. Mathews 4, D. Hutchinson 1 - Tigers - J. Shea 1, S. Dodd 1, J. Mcintosh 2, N. Taylor 1, T. Mcintosh 2, J. Vines1, V. Kiselitza 1 - Catches - V.Kiselitza 1 J. Shea 1 

The second game saw Road Runners versus Eagles.

Roadies started their game with Rubee Mislov and Rachael Fowler having safe hits and another inside home run by Olivia Watson, and with Eagles having errors (five in the first dig) saw Roadies get the 11 runs across.

Eagles in for their bat saw them cross the plate with an error, Leeanne Crosby on with a hit to right along with Margaret Mcintosh's hit to centre saw them score five across.

Roadies back in saw them keep just the one in the second and another two in the third with Sam Watson having an inside home run. Eagles played catch up for the rest of the game seeing them kept to just four across in their last at bat and Roadies taking the win 14 - 9.

Safe Hits - Road Runners - K. Sampson 1, R. Mislov 2, R. Fowler 1, O. Watson 1 (HR) S. Watson 1 (HR) K. Reese 1 - Pitching - O. Watson 2 K2 - Eagles - L. Crosby 1, M. Mcintosh 2 - Catches - T. Connor 2, L. Crosby 1 

Juniors started back over the weekend with Indians versus Road Runners.

Indians in for their bat first saw Zach Welgraven, Alyssa Tremble, Reegan Simmonds and Maddie Welgraven all on with safe hits getting five across.

Roadies playing short saw them fight hard with Deklyn Carollo and T. Carollo on with safe hits and them getting seven across. Indians Tristan Lambert, Mitchell Porteous all had safe hits and crossed the plate to see another four across.

Going into the bottom of Roadies dig saw them score another two, some nice fielding by both sides with Lachlan Luvisi and Trey Preiss doing well on the mound along with Cooper Kenyon for Indians saw a great game between the two with it coming down to a tied game in the end 9-9.

Safe Hits - Indians- T. lambert 1, Z. Welgraven 1, A. Tremble 1, r. Simmonds 2, M. Porteous 1, M. Welgraven 1 - Catches - C. Kenyon 1 - Pitching - R. Simmonds 1 K2 - Road Runners - D. Carollo 1, T. Carollo 1, - Pitching - L. Luvisi 3 K2's, T. Preiss 1 K2 - 

The Seniors saw Indians versus Road Runners.

Indians up to bat first saw Willy Gibbs on with a walk, Mick Gibbs struck out, Steven Welgraven on with a two base hit and Brandon with a hit to centre saw them get three across.

Roadies pitching combo of Dave Adams and Ewan Preiss saw 3 K2's in the first dig, going into bat saw them struggle against the pitching of Brandon Gibbs to Danny Roffey, besides the nice hitting from Indians with them finishing with seven safe hits.

Roadies were unable to connect which saw the game played out in the field.

Indians finished with the win 8-0.

Safe Hits - Indians - W. Gibbs 1, M. Gibbs 1, S. Wegraven 2, B. Gibbs 1, D. Roffey 1, C. Balek 1 - Pitching - B. Gibbs 9 K2's - Road Runners - No Safe Hits - Catching - D. Adams 1, C. Luvisi 1, E. Preiss 1 - Pitching - D. Adams 6 K2's

Next week's games

Sunday, February 3

9.00 am – Juniors- Tigers Vs Indians - Umpires - R/R

10.50am Softball - Eagles Vs Road Runners - Umpires - Indians

12.30pm Softball - Tigers Vs Indians - Umpires - Road Runners

2.10pm - Seniors - Tigers Vs Indians - Umpires - Road Runners