Friday, August 14, 2009

NBC World Series Day 12

Here are the results from Thursday's NBC WS games.

El Dorado Eliminates Hays

....The El Dorado Broncos, the only team without a loss thus far in the tournament, were able to eliminate the Hays Larks in tonight's feature game at Lawrence Duemont stadium with a score of 3-2.

Hays got the ball rolling first in the top of the fifth inning when Jason Morriss came out big with a homerun out past left field wall. The Larks were able to keep their lead up into the top of the seventh when Rich Deveraux scored off Andrew Heck's double putting the Larks up 2-0.

But in the bottom of the seventh El Dorado was able to gain some much needed momentum to put them on the board. Chad Carman hit a powerful double allowing Kirk Walker and Matt Giller to score and tie everything up. Carman then went on to steal third, setting him position to score off of Justin Lindsey's grounder. Late in the eighth inning, the Broncos added two more runs to their score and securing the win when Wes Cunningham and Elliot Frey scored off of Chad Carman's single. With this win the El Dorado Broncos advance to the championship round on Saturday.

Anchorage (AK) Eliminates Conejo (CA)

....Yesterday's 5:00 game featured the Conejo (CA) Oaks and the Anchorage (AK) Glacier Pilots. In this must win game, Anchorage controlled the momentum from the beginning on their way to a 7-3 win.

The Glacier Pilots lit up Conejo's pitching by recording a total of sixteen hits. Shortstop Michael Miller helped power the Pilots’ offense by going 3 for 3 with three RBI's and two runs scored. Joey Terdoslavich also added four hits and Carlos Alonso three. The Anchorage bullpen shutdown the Conejo offense by holding the Oaks scoreless the last six innings of the game. Conejo is eliminated with the loss and takes home the 4th place trophy. As for the Glacier Pilots, they move on to play tomorrow.

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