Millers edge WL 8-4 to open regular season
Sports | Published on May 10, 2022 at 3:49pm GMT+0000 | Author: Chad Koenen0
NYM scores 6 runs in seventh inning to jump in front
By Chad Koenen
A big 6-run top of the seventh inning propelled the New York Mills Millers to an 8-4 win over Wolf Lake on Sunday afternoon.
Wolf Lake jumped out to a 4-0 lead after scoring 3 runs in the bottom of the first inning and another run in the fourth inning.
The Millers cracked the scoreboard for the first time this season in the top of the sixth inning when Caden Roberts scored on a wild pitch.
NY Mills took the lead for good one inning later when Maison Roberts hit an RBI single with one out to bring Skylar Mursu around to score from third base. After Logan Small scored on an error, Brandon Kupfer tied the game at 4-4 when he hit an RBI double to bring Jacob Guck across the plate to score.
An Adam Patron sacrifice fly made the score 5-4, before the Millers scored a run on a passed ball and Drey Roberts hit an RBI double to make the score 7-4 in favor of NY Mills.
The Millers added another run in the top of the ninth inning to come away with the 8-4 win. As a team, the Millers had 15 hits and were led by Ethan Hendrickx who went 4-4, while Small, Kupfer, Tyler Patron and Drey Roberts all finished with 2 hits.
Mursu picked up the win on the mound in relief after hey pitched 4 scoreless innings, while giving up just 2 hits and striking out 6 hitters.
AB R H BI
Logan Small 5 1 2 0
Caden Roberts 5 1 1 0
Maison Roberts 5 0 1 1
Brandon Kupfer 4 2 2 1
Tyler Patron 4 0 2 0
Adam Patron 3 0 0 2
Ethan Hendrickx 4 1 4 0
Austin Maneval 1 0 0 0
Drey Roberts 4 0 2 1
Jonah Johnson 2 0 0 0
Skylar Mursu 2 1 1 0
Jacob Guck 0 1 0 0
Brayden Ehnert 0 1 0 0
HITTING- 2B- (2) Longfors
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k)- Austin Maneval 2 2/3-2-3-3-4-6, Drey Roberts 2 1/3-3-1-1-2-3, Skylar Mursu 4-2-0-0-1-6