Sunday, August 17, 2014

2014 LLWS - New England recovers after giving up lead to Southeast in thriller

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Sam Slaughter clubbed two home runs, but it wasn't enough to carry Southeast to a win on Saturday, as Southeast fell to New England 8-7 at Lamade in six innings.
The game was back-and-forth heading into the sixth, with four lead changes.
New England took the lead in the sixth inning and held on for the victory. New England scored on a two-run double by CJ Davock off Tyler Finley, bringing home Trey Bourque and Mason Matos.

Trey Bourque racked up three RBIs on two hits for New England. He homered in the second inning and singled in the sixth inning.
Trey Thibeault got the win in relief for New England. Trey Thibeault pitched one-third of an inning and allowed no runs.
Tyler Finley took the loss for Southeast. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out one, and allowed three runs.
In the top of the first, Southeast grabbed the early lead, 1-0.
New England scored three runs in the second inning, and then followed it up with three more in the sixth. In the second, New England scored on a three-run home run by Trey Bourque, scoring Sean Meers and Tyler Provost.
Slaughter's solo blast helped Southeast score five runs in the sixth.