NBC World Series Update – Day 5

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Panthers get by Stars

August 6, 2008

Kevin Wyman scored twice and Matt Kucharski drove in a pair of runs as Crestwood (IL) closed out Day 5 of the 74th National Baseball Congress World Series with a 4-1 win over the San Diego (CA) Stars. The Panthers scored single runs in the second, third, eighth and ninth innings to support the work of Dan Atkenson and three relievers.… Read More »

Graham Strikes Out 8 in Loss

August 6, 2008
Derby’s starting pitcher Ben Graham struck out 8 in his 5 2/3 innings of work, but suffered the loss as the Twins hitters could not put anything together. The game between Derby and Conejo was a pitcher’s duel came down to the team whose bats came through in the clutch and Conejo did just that as they won 4-3. The Oaks had 12 hits scattered… Read More »

Larks Fly By Waves

August 5, 2008
Hays made quick work of San Diego in their first game of the tournament, as they won it 10-0 in six innings. The big inning for Hays was the third, in which Hays scored 5 runs. Hays was led offensively by Billy Boockford as he was 2 for 2 with 1 RBI and scoring 1 run. Three other Larks went 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI (Kevin Hennessey,… Read More »

Studs Escape Cowboys With Narrow Win

August 5, 2008
The Seattle (WA) Studs and the Community Bank (KS) Cowboys played a close game in the late game of Day 4, lasting well into Tuesday morning. Though the game started an hour late, the remaining fans were rewarded for their paitence. The Studs won the game in ten innings with a score of 6-5.The Studs jumped out to an early lead in… Read More »

Fire’s Sizzling Fifth Puts A’s Away

August 5, 2008
Southern California scored early and often as they defeated Oklahoma 11-4. The big inning for the Fire was the fifth, in which they scored 6 runs on 7 hits. Oklahoma was finally able to stop the bleeding as they did not allow another run the rest of the game. The Fire’s offense was led by Ryan Davis. He went 3 for 5, scoring 2 runs and driving… Read More »

Oilers’ 8th Inning Drills the A’s


August 5, 2008
Clarinda had just taken a 7-6 lead going into the Kenai Peninsula Oilers’ half of the eighth inning, but that lead quickly depleted as Kenai scored 5 runs to reclaim their 4 run lead and held off Clarinda in the ninth to put the A’s into the elimination bracket. The two teams combined for 18 runs and 21 hits. Ryan Peterson led… Read More »

Pilots Soar Past Diamondjaxx

August 5, 2008
Anchorage run-ruled South Tulsa 10-0 in five innings with three runs in each of the 1st, 2nd and 5th innings and one in the 4th. The Glacier Pilots were led by Brian Harr as he went 2 for 3 with three RBI’s. Luke Yoder scored three times. Tyler Henry goes all five innings for Anchorage striking out 7 and giving up only 3 hits.Anchorage advances to… Read More »

Bombers Send Gold Sox Home

August 5, 2008
Southern California Bombers would not let Austin get anything big started as they defeated the Gold Sox 4-3 to stay alive in the tournament. Bombers pitcher Kelsey Kondo scattered three hits over seven innings, but left with the game tied. Cameron McVey pitched the final two innings to get the win. Southern California awaits the loser of the Kenai… Read More »