Demons News · Early Lead for Westlake Baseball FR ’21 Sets Stage for Victory Over Bay


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Westlake Baseball FR ’21 defeated Bay 19-16 thanks to a strong start. Westlake Baseball FR ’21 scored on a error in the first inning, a single by Stavros Salamalekis in the first inning, a walk by Brogan Hartup in the first inning, a walk by Charlie Essman in the first inning, and a single by Harrison Rummel in the second inning.

Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Westlake Baseball FR ’21 collected 15 hits and Bay had six.

After Bay scored three runs in the top of the fifth, Westlake Baseball FR ’21 answered with three of their own. Bay scored when an error scored one run for Bay and Groff grounded out, scoring one run. Westlake Baseball FR ’21 then answered when Rummel singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run, Zach Snellings tripled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run, and Ryan Chmeiloweic grounded out, scoring one run.

Westlake Baseball FR ’21 took the lead for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second Rummel singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.

Westlake Baseball FR ’21 tallied five runs in the sixth inning. The offensive firepower by Westlake Baseball FR ’21 was led by Salamalekis, Rummel, Snellings, and Hartup, all driving in runs in the frame.

Bay scored six runs in the seventh inning. The offensive firepower by Bay was led by Kinnaird, Suroy, and Berger, who all drove in runs.

Salamalekis was on the pitcher’s mound for Westlake Baseball FR ’21. Salamalekis surrendered six runs on three hits over four innings, striking out two.

Berger was on the hill for Bay. Berger went two-thirds of an inning, allowing four runs on three hits and striking out one. Ormsby, Suroy, and Kinnaird each contributed in relief for Bay.

Westlake Baseball FR ’21 collected 15 hits on the day. Snellings, Salamalekis, Rummel, and Matthew Porcelli all managed multiple hits for Westlake Baseball FR ’21. Rummel, Salamalekis, and Snellings each collected three hits to lead Westlake Baseball FR ’21. Westlake Baseball FR ’21 stole 17 bases during the game as four players stole more than one. Snellings led the way with four.

Bay had six hits in the game. Suroy and Ormsby each collected multiple hits for Bay. Bay tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. McAlea led the way with three.