Sonny’s and Down2Earth took the field on this hot morning ready to play. With only a few runs across the plate for both teams, the score was relatively close with a score of 5-4- Sonny’s going into top of the 3rd. The bats for Down2Earth woke up and they sucusfully scored 7 runs to conclude the side of the 3rd inning giving them a 12-4 lead. Sonny’s determined, was able to cut their deficit to only 2 runs by the 6th inning. A key to their comeback was Sonny’s defense, not allowing any Down2Earth runs to score in the 4th, 5th, and 6th innings. Top of the 7th, Sonny’s trailing by 2 and needing to score to stay in the ball game, they lead off the inning with three doubles in a row by Davis, C. Grandos, and M. Grandos. Cunningham came up to the plate and hit a 2 run homer to aid their 5 run inning to stay alive in the game. Needing 4 runs to win, Down2Earth was able to tie the game up with a RBI double the Connell. After 2 intentional walks to load the bases, Greer stepped up to the plate, and hit a line drive that was deep down the right field line which scored their 1 run need to win the ball game. Final Score Down2Earth: 16-15. Visit us on Facebook/USSSASlowpitch for 2011 Men’s Major World Series pictures and updates.
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