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GAME RECAP VS WELLAND



 

WALK-OFF SEALS THE DEAL IN SILVERCREEKS VICTORY OVER JR.JACKFISH


By GameChanger Media



It came down to the wire on Wednesday at David E. Hastings Stadium, as Guelph Silvercreeks grabbed the victory in walk-off fashion, 8-7, over the Jr Jackfish. The game was tied at seven in the bottom of the ninth when Tyler Williams doubled, scoring one run.



Guelph Silvercreeks built a 4-run lead in the fifth inning and then held off the Jr Jackfish charge. Welland closed the gap by scoring on a tag up, a single, an error, a single, and a walk.



A sacrifice fly by Owen Sartor put Guelph Silvercreeks on the board in the bottom of the first.



Guelph Silvercreeks committed an error, which helped the Jr Jackfish tie the game at one in the top of the second.



Guelph Silvercreeks took the lead in the bottom of the fourth inning after Jackson  Sheehy singled, Zach Martens singled, and Chase Williams grounded out, each scoring one run.



Guelph Silvercreeks committed an error, which helped Welland tie the game at five in the top of the eighth.



A steal of home by Williams gave Guelph Silvercreeks the lead, 6-5, in the bottom of the eighth.



The Jr Jackfish took the lead in the top of the ninth inning after Stefan Christian singled, and Nico Valvo walked, each scoring one run.



In the bottom of the ninth inning, Guelph Silvercreeks went back into the lead after Alex Wickett singled, and Williams doubled, each scoring one run.



Logan Miziolek began the game for Guelph Silvercreeks. The righty surrendered zero hits and one run (zero earned) over three innings, striking out four and walking two. Evan Marks stepped on the mound first for Welland. The starting pitcher surrendered five hits and four runs (three earned) over four innings, striking out four and walking none. Matt Rumney, Jackson Markwood, Max Rutherford, and Ethan Rampersad each came on in relief for Guelph Silvercreeks and shutdown Welland.



Guelph Silvercreeks collected 14 hits in the game. Number seven hitter, Sheehy, showed the depth of Guelph Silvercreeks lineup, by leading them with three hits in four at bats. Martens, Ryan Cutten, Williams, Sartor, Wickett, Sheehy, and Williams each drove in one run for Guelph Silvercreeks. Wickett stole two bases. Guelph Silvercreeks ran wild on the base paths, accumulating six stolen bases for the game.



Next up for Guelph Silvercreeks is a game at Stratford on Thursday, vs the Nationals.



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