Patriots Falls To Titans After Sixth Inning Score
Friday’s game against Titans was a heartbreaker for 18U Patriots, as they lost the lead late in a 5-3 defeat. The game was tied at three with Titans batting in the top of the sixth when Jelle Bing singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
In the first inning, Patriots got their offense started. Luuk Bun’s sac fly scored one run for Patriots.
In the top of the third inning, Titans tied things up at two when Daan Verpaalen singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Julius Hopkins got the start for Titans. He went five innings, allowing three runs on two hits and striking out five.
Kevin Van Hevel was on the pitcher’s mound for Patriots. He allowed three hits and two runs over three innings, striking out one and walking one. Jason Netten and Marvin Jakobus entered the game as relief, throwing two and a third innings and one and two-thirds innings respectively.
Kylian Mok and Jakobus each managed one hit to lead Patriots.
]Titans collected ten hits. Koen Postelmans and Verpaalen each collected multiple hits for ]Titans. Postelmans went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead ]Titans in hits.