The Traverse City Beach Bums (9-7) refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against the Lake Erie Crushers (6-10), recording a 12-5 victory on Tuesday at Wuerfel Park.
The game was decided quickly as the Traverse City Beach Bums exerted their will early with nine runs in the first three innings.A solo home run by Taylor Wrenn, a two-run home run by Wrenn, a two-run double by Zach Kometani, and a two-run home run by Chris Cowell in the first inning and a triple by Chase Burch and a two-run triple by Burch during the second inning fueled the Traverse City Beach Bums' offense early.
Kometani racked up four RBIs on two hits for the Traverse City Beach Bums.
Russell Moldenhauer had two extra-base hits for the Lake Erie Crushers. He doubled in the first inning and homered in the seventh innings.
Scott Dunn improved to 3-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Traverse City Beach Bums. He allowed four runs over 6 2/3 innings. He struck out five, walked three and surrendered eight hits.
Trevor Longfellow was charged with his second loss of the year. He allowed six runs in two-thirds of an inning, walked one and struck out one.