Laurel Auto Group AAABA snatched the lead late in the game in an 8-3 victory over Opthalmic Associates on Thursday. Laurel Auto Group AAABA was down 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Hunter Treece singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Laurel Auto Group AAABA tallied four runs in the sixth inning. The offensive onslaught came from walks by Zachary Wiggins and Ejiro Ogagon, a single by Luke Smeltz, and by Julius Thomas III.
Thomas III pitched Laurel Auto Group AAABA to victory. He lasted three innings, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out three and walking zero.
Seymour took the loss for Opthalmic Associates. He lasted three and a third innings, allowing zero hits and one run while striking out three.
Casey Winters started the game for Laurel Auto Group AAABA. He allowed four hits and three runs over four innings, striking out seven
Smeltz led Laurel Auto Group AAABA with two hits in three at bats.
Opthalmic Associates was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Bambino had the most chances in the field with six. Bodenschotz led Opthalmic Associates with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with five stolen bases.