The Augusta Flames (1-0) jumped out to an early lead on the 18u Red Raiders (2-12) and captured a 14-4 victory on Saturday at Hagerstown Fairgrounds three.
Fourteen runs in the first three innings allowed the Augusta Flames to put the game away early.An RBI single by KK Ross, a sacrifice fly by P. Hill, and an RBI triple by S. Bird in the first inning and a two-run error, an RBI single by M. Good, a two-run triple by Hill, and an error during the second inning fueled the Augusta Flames' offense early.
C. Hill had a hot bat for the Augusta Flames. Hill went 2-3, drove in one and scored two runs. He singled in the first inning and tripled in the third inning.
Ross got it done on the bump on the way to a win. He allowed four runs over two innings. He struck out two, walked three and surrendered three hits.
Jen Haller was charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just 1 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out none, and allowed five runs.