|DISTRICT 15 LITTLE LEAGUE (MAJORS): RTL RALLIES LATE TO BEAT SAYRE, 10-4, IN OPENER OF BRACKET PLAY (17 PHOTOS) (2017-06-28)
Valley Sports Report
WYALUSING — RTL scored seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to rally for a 10-4 win over Sayre here Wednesday evening in the opening round of bracket play in the District 15 Little League baseball playoffs.
RTL took a quick 2-0 lead with a pair of runs in the bottom of the first inning, but Sayre bounced back with three runs in the top of the third inning, thanks to aN RBI double by Zack Garrity and RBI singles by Lucas Horton, and Kegan Hayford.
RTL knotted the score at 3-3 with a run in the home half of the third inning.
Hayford gave Sayre a short-lived, 4-3, lead with a solo home run in the top of the fifth, but RTL put the game away with its rally in the home half of the frame.
Hayford homered, doubled, singled, scored a run, and drove in two runs to lead Sayre at the plate, while Garrity doubled, scored a run, and knocked in a run, Horton singled, scored a run, and had an RBI, and Kaden Setzer walked and scored a run.
Sayre will face Athens Friday evening in consolation-bracket action.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF LISA HORTON (1-4), PETER KENT (5-8), AND KAREN HAYFORD (9-17).
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