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Falls Church Little League Report

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Daniel Schlitt

MAJORS

Cubs 4 – A’s 0

In a game played on May 24 at Westgate Park, the Cubs’ Daniel Schlitt pitched a complete game no-hitter, striking out seven on the way to a win over the A’s. The Cub’s defense played error-free ball, and smart plays were turned in by Thomas Beddow, Nathan Payne and Matthew Hoskins.

Johnny Peterson led the Cubs’ offense by going three for three. Schlitt and Lou Lindsay each added two hits and Ned Quill contributed a key double.

For the A’s, starting pitcher Annie Ferguson struck out four Cubs over her four innings, and Logan Nesson fanned four in relief. Catcher Zach Welch made several strong plays for the A’s.

Red Sox 10 – Yankees 1

Nathaniel Scheinman pitched five and two thirds innings of no-hit baseball, striking out 11 and leading the Sox to a 10-1 victory. Jimmy Major went three for three, scoring three times, while Ted Terwilliger went two for four. Cristian Kelly added two hits, including a triple, and Zach Lang contributed two hits and three RBIs. Scheinman helped his cause with two hits and two RBIs.

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Bees 12 – Ironbirds 10

On May 26 at Jefferson Village field the Bees held on for a win over the Ironbirds.

Nick Foster went three for three and drove in the game-winning run for the Bees, who have won seven straight.

Andy Borman went two for two with a  double; it was his fifth game of the season with an extra-base hit.

For the Ironbirds, Daniel Trauberman went two for three at the plate and made a key defensive play at first base, and Nicholas Costa, Michael Nelson and Tyler Johnson all added three hits.

Muckdogs 8 – Redwings 4

The Muckdogs hosted the Redwings on Wednesday, May 26. Leading the Muckdogs’ hitting were Connor Carlson and Reyn Butterworth, each of whom went three for three with two RBIs. Charlie Tucker and Kailen Jordan each scored two runs. Alex Hansen made two key outs on defense for the ’Dogs. For the ’Wings, William Clock went three for three with an RBI and contributed two key outs on defense, including a force-out at home.

Mudcats 5 – Knights 4

In one of the most dramatic contests of the season, the Mudcats prevailed over the Knights 5-4 in game that came down to the very last pitch. For the Mudcats, Ethan Siebel got two hits, scored twice and made a key play at first base. Nick Bradford added two hits, and contributed on defense by throwing out a runner at first. Gaarison Holran ripped two RBI-producing hits and Evan Lawrence added two timely hits of his own. In a determined effort by the Knights, Caleb Taliaferro contributed three hits, with Ryan McMahon and Parker Anderson each adding two hits.