Even though Fort Washington Generals and Falls Township both had their opportunities, it was Falls Township that eventually prevailed 9-8 on Saturday. Falls Township trailed 8-7 in the bottom of the ninth inning when there was an error, scoring one run.
Despite the loss, Fort Washington Generals did collect 16 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Falls Township had 12 hits on the way to victory.
Fort Washington Generals captured the lead in the first inning. JT Breslin drove in one when he singled in the first inning.
After Fort Washington Generals scored one run in the top of the third, Falls Township answered with one of their own. Fort Washington Generals scored when Riley Brink singled off of Justin Porter, driving in one run. Falls Township then answered when Justin Ward singled off of Noel Franczyk, driving in one run.
Falls Township took the lead for good with one run in the ninth inning.
Fort Washington Generals scored three runs in the eighth inning. Fort Washington Generals’s big inning was driven by a walk by Breslin and a passed ball.
Falls Township scored three runs in the seventh inning. The big inning for Falls Township came thanks to a error and a double by Noah Silverman.
JT Breslin, Noel Franczyk, and Brian McPeak each collected 2 hits for the Fort, Riley Brink had 3 hats and Matt Hebling was on base 7 times, with 2 singles, 2 doubles, a walk and 2 hit by pitches. Breslin and Hebling each drove in two runs to lead Fort Washington Generals.
Ward, TJ Brasier, and RJ Huth each collected multiple hits for Falls Township. Ward led Falls Township with four stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with eight stolen bases.
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