Two Cincinnati Spikes 14U Pitchers Combine To Shutout US Elite Prime
Cincinnati Spikes 14U defeated US Elite Prime 9-0 on Sunday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Nik Copenhaver induced a groundout from #5 to finish off the game.
Cincinnati Spikes 14U secured the victory thanks to five runs in the sixth inning. Nazario Pangallo, Copenhaver, Lucas Moore, and Brett Denby each drove in runs during the inning.
Cincinnati Spikes 14U fired up the offense in the first inning. Cincinnati Spikes 14U scored one run when Denby singled.
Cincinnati Spikes 14U tallied five runs in the sixth inning. Cincinnati Spikes 14U put the pressure on, lead by doubles by Copenhaver and Moore, a walk by Pangallo, and a triple by Denby.
One bright spot for US Elite Prime was a single by #5 in the first inning.
Denby took the win for Cincinnati Spikes 14U. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out 11 and walking one. Copenhaver threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
#42 took the loss for US Elite Prime. He allowed zero hits and zero runs over one-third of an inning, walking zero.
#10 started the game for US Elite Prime. He went five innings, allowing four runs on eight hits, striking out one and walking one
Cincinnati Spikes 14U collected 12 hits. Griffen Haas, Denby, Moore, and Jarrod Mays all collected multiple hits for Cincinnati Spikes 14U. Moore, Denby, and Haas each collected three hits to lead Cincinnati Spikes 14U. Cincinnati Spikes 14U was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Pangallo made the most plays with 14.