A walk-off single propelled Heartbreakers 18U Elite to a decisive, dramatic victory over Maryland Heat, 5-4. The game was tied at four with the Heartbreakers batting in the bottom of the sixth when Alex Karamihas singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Maryland Heat opened up scoring in the first inning, when Shanay singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.
The Heartbreakers tallied three runs in the second inning. Braidan Wastler, Anabelle Stone, and Jessi Lindsay all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Alex Karamihas was the winning pitcher for Heartbreakers 18U Elite. She lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out seven and walking one.
Mel Firestone started the game for the Heartbreakers. She lasted one-third of an inning, allowing two hits and two runs while walking zero.
The Heartbreakers scattered nine hits in the game. Ryleigh Bolyard and Lindsay all managed multiple hits for the Heartbreakers. Bolyard led Heartbreakers 18U Elite with three hits in three at bats. The Heartbreakers didn’t commit a single error in the field. Lindsay had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.