Tuesday, August 19, 2014

2014 LLWS - New England comeback falls short as Great Lakes power and speed moves on

WOLnews File Photo by John Green
South Williamsport, PA - New England lost despite Trey Thibeault's spectacular day from both the mound and the plate.
Trey Thibeault racked up two RBIs on one hit for New England. He homered in the third inning.
Trey Thibeault looked sharp on the mound. Thibeault gave up just three hits, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his 1 2/3 innings of work.

Great Lakes starter Trey Hondras struggled, allowing seven in three innings, but the bullpen gave up no runs and the offense banged out 12 to pick up the slack and secure the win for Great Lakes.
New England jumped out to an early lead, but it was unable to hang on. New England was ahead until the fifth inning, but Great Lakes would not be denied the win, taking the lead back on an RBI single by Joshua Houston.
Hondras racked up three RBIs on two hits for Great Lakes. He homered in the second inning and doubled in the fourth inning.
Houston got the win in relief for Great Lakes. Houston pitched two innings and allowed no runs.
CJ Davock took the loss for New England. He allowed eight runs in 4 1/3 innings, walked none and struck out four.
Great Lakes jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. A solo home run by Pierce Jones started the inning off.
New England answered Great Lakes' top inning with two runs of its own in the first. New England scored on an RBI single by Tyler Provost and.
After a quick strike from Great Lakes, New England responded with five runs in the third. New England scored on an RBI single by Addison Kopack, a two-run single by Tyler Provost, and a two-run home run by Trey Thibeault.
The game's last lead went to Great Lakes thanks to a fifth inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on two singles.