03 Midwest Machine took the lead late and defeated Bulls Sox Academy 13-5 on Saturday. The game was tied at three with 03 Midwest Machine batting in the bottom of the third when an error scored two runs for 03 Midwest Machine .
03 Midwest Machine earned the victory despite allowing Bulls Sox Academy to score three runs in the second inning. Fraiangella, Giacovo, and Butler powered the big inning with RBIs.
In the first inning, 03 Midwest Machine got their offense started when Jessica Hoffman tripled on a 3-0 count, scoring one run.
After Bulls Sox Academy scored two runs in the top of the fourth, 03 Midwest Machine answered with two of their own. Bulls Sox Academy scored when Butler grounded out, scoring one run. 03 Midwest Machine then answered when Maggie Baumstark doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run and Adrianna Martinez doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Martinez led things off on the rubber for 03 Midwest Machine . She lasted three and a third innings, allowing four hits and five runs.
Sanders got the start for Bulls Sox Academy. She lasted two and a third innings, allowing seven hits and seven runs while striking out one. Dutcher and Butler entered the game from the bullpen, throwing one inning and one-third of an inning respectively.
03 Midwest Machine racked up 13 hits in the game. Arielle Wallace, Martinez, Hoffman, and Baumstark all collected multiple hits for 03 Midwest Machine . Wallace led 03 Midwest Machine with three hits in three at bats. 03 Midwest Machine didn’t commit a single error in the field. Bella Garcia had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.