After a slow first inning, Mark Holstein started off the second inning with a double for EWS. Scott Kirby with two nicely hit balls but both go foul for out number one. Mike Umscheid gets a single putting EWS rplayers on the corners for Travis Clark Who hits a double and brings in Holstein and Umscheid. Two run homer by Chris Geron gives EWS a 4-0 lead. Shoppe responded with a lead off double by Lee Powers followed by an RBI triple by JD Genter. Genter comes in off of a sacrifice fly by Cory Boothe, giving Shoppe its second run of the game. Matt King advances to third after hitting a double and soon came in off of a single by Shane Spicer, making it a close 4-3 game with EWS still leading.
Gallegos singles and comes in to score from a double by Brett McCollum to start off the third inning. Two more doubles by EWS players, Jeff Wallace and Scott Kirby followed by a single by Umscheid who brings in Kirby and leaves bases loaded for Sid Stephany who hit a double and scores 3 more runs for EWS in the top of the third, giving them an 8 run lead over Shoppe, 11-3. Shoppe gets only two hits in the bottom of the third inning, a double by Kyle Cowart who was brought in off of a sac fly and the second hit being a bomb by Lee Powers that brings Tim Cocco. EWS still led the game 11-6.
It was a busy fourth inning for both teams with EWS scoring 6 runs off of 7 hits and Shoppe scoring 5 runs off of 5 hits. Leaving the score of the game at 17-11 going into the fifth inning. Shoppe takes advantage of EWS only scoing one run in the fifth inning and brings in 3 runs and slowly gets back in the game trailing by only 4 runs, 18-14. Shoppe stays hot in the sixth inning scoring a total of 9 runs, starting with a 3 run homerun by Cory Boothe and a triple by Rick Sedlacek who brings in the tying run. Shoppe takes the lead when Kyle Cowart hits the long ball over the right field fence with a score of 23-21.
EWS responds in the final inning of the game, scoring 5 runs to take back the lead 26-23 but it wasnt enough to get the win against Shoppe. Tim Cocco starts the bottom of the seventh with a solo homerun followed by a triple by Lee Powers who comes in to score when EWS makes a throwing error to third base. JD Genter comes in to tie the game from a single by Boothe. Shoppe players load the bases when Matt King singles and Brad Reckart is intentionally walked. Chris Moon wins the game for Shoppe with a well hit ball to left field scoring Boothe and ending the game with a final score of 27-26 Shoppe victory over EWS
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