Crusaders down Silvertree

2015-11-10 06:00
Keegan Watson of Sivertree (left) tags Warren Adams of Crusaders on second base during a major league game at the Rooikrans sport complex in Grassy Park on Saturday. Crusaders eventually walked away 10-9 winners. PHOTO: rashied isaacs

Keegan Watson of Sivertree (left) tags Warren Adams of Crusaders on second base during a major league game at the Rooikrans sport complex in Grassy Park on Saturday. Crusaders eventually walked away 10-9 winners. PHOTO: rashied isaacs

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Crusaders out-hit Silvertree 13 to 7 to secure their first win of the current campaign 10-9 in 10 innings.

Crusaders raced into a 9-5 lead after the completion of two innings, finding the pitching of Keegan Watson to their liking. They scored their 9 runs from 7 hits, with a single base on balls, two hit by pitches and an error. Silvertree scored their 5 runs in the second inning from 4 hits, one base on balls and one hit by pitch.

Silvertree scored a further 2 runs in the third innings to narrow the gap to 9-7. Silvertree then drew level with a run each in the fifth and sixth innings.

Crusaders scored the winning run in the tenth innings when Garth van der Vent scored on a grounder to third base by Chad Beukes.

Both teams used three pitchers.

. Silvertree pitchers: Keegan Watson (1.1 innings, 16 batters faced, 7 hits, 9 runs, 1 base on balls and 2 hit by pitches) was replaced by Dayton Williams (3.1 inn, 19 BF, 3 H, 0 R, 4 BB and 8 K). Watson (2 inn, 9 BF, 1 H, 0 R, 1 K and 1 HBP) returned for his second stint. Anrich Roberts (2.2 inn, 9 BF, 3 H, 1 R, 2 BB and 1 HBP) finished the game for Silvertree.

. Crusaders pitchers: Yankee Justin Rollag (3.2Inn, 21BF, 5H, 7R, 4BB, 1K and 2HBP) started and was replaced by Jared (3.1inn, 18BF, 2H, 2R, 5BB and 1K). Cameron Fortuin (3inn, 9BF, 0H, 0R and 4K) shut Silvertree down with a strong finish.

. Silvertree batting: Keegan Watson 2-5

. Crusaders batting: Brent Fransman 3-4, Leeroy Adriaanse 3-5, Neil Williams 3-4 and Warren Adams 3-6.

. Box score:

Silvertree 0520011000: 9 7 2

Crusaders 5400000001: 10 13 2

Other resultsMajor league:

Bellville 4; Durbanville 3

Westridge 3; VOB 15

Athlone 0; Bothasig 5

Promotion league:

Van der Stel 11; Maitland 7

Helderberg 11; Devonshire 1

Thistle 14; Battswood 16

Lansdowne: Bye


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