Giants win another close one at home


Redwood Giants Varsity stole the lead late and defeated Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory Varsity Fighting Irish 2-1 on Saturday.  The game was tied at one with Redwood Giants Varsity batting in the bottom of the sixth when Rory Coughlan singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring the game winning run.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Redwood Giants Varsity pitchers struck out eight giving up just one run, while Sacred Heart gave up just 2 runs.

Sacred Heart got things moving in the first inning.  Aaron Louis’s sac fly scored one run for the Fighting Irish.

In the bottom of the second inning, the Giants tied things up at one when Gavin Soper singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one.   

Rory Minty was the winning pitcher for Redwood. The bulldog allowed zero hits and zero runs over two innings, striking out three and walking zero.

Chas Veley started the game for Redwood Giants Varsity. Veley surrendered one run on one hit over five innings, striking out five and walking zero.

Redwood Giants Varsity saw the ball well today, racking up six hits in the game.  Soper and Coughlan each tallied multiple hits for the Giants.  Coughlan and Soper each managed two hits to lead the team.  Redwood was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. 

Quinn Middleton went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Sacred Heart Cathedral in hits.

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