|DISTRICT 15 LITTLE LEAGUE (MINORS): SAYRE TOPS TUNKHANNOCK, 10-6, IN OPENER OF JOE SHAW MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT (2017-07-02)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE ó Sayre scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, and two more in the fifth to pull out a 10-6 win over Tunkhannock here Saturday afternoon in the opening round of the Joe Shaw Memorial Minors Division Tournament.
Tunkhannock scored a pair of runs in the top of the second to take a 2-1 lead, but Sayre answered with four runs in the home half of the third to rally for a 5-2 lead.
Tunkhannock plated three runs in the top of the fourth to tie the game at 5-5, but Sayre took advantage of a lead-off single by Ethan Gorsline and three Tunkhannock errors in the bottom of the inning to take an 8-5 lead.
Sayre added two more runs in the fifth inning on singles by Brody Flynn, Gorsline, and Braylon Slater.
Gorsline had three hits, including a triple, and scored three runs, and Ronin Ault singled twice, scored three runs, and had an RBI to power Sayre at the plate, while Brenden Cooke singled, scored a run, and drove in a run.
Karter Green singled and scored two runs in the win, while Slater singled and drove in a run, Flynn added a single, and Hudson Trump scored a run.
Sayre will square off with Susquehanna City on Wednesday in the winnerís bracket semifinals.
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