Retif Oil downs Chief Warren McDaniels in American Legion play
In American Legion play Wednesday, Jesuit-based Retif Oil downed St. Augustine-based Chief Warren McDaniels 12-8 at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium.
Retif Oil won despite committing nine errors while Chief Warren McDaniels committed three errors.
The Oilers scored five runs in the top of the third inning before Chief Warren McDaniels answered with three in the fourth inning to make it 5-3.
Retif Oil scored twice in the top of the fifth and two runs in the sixth to make it 9-3. The St. Augustine-based team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to make it 9-6. The Oilers scored three in the top of the seventh and Chief Warren McDaniels answered with two in the bottom of the frame but fell short.
Hunter Oufnac and Jackson Stopa each had two hits and two RBI, Derek Delatte had a hit and two RBI and William Good and Jake Moreci each had two hits and an RBI for Retif Oil. Bryce Pitts picked up the win, going five and a third innings, allowing six runs, only one earned, on six hits. Pitts walked one and struck out 10. James Bendeck pitched the final inning and two-thirds, allowing two unearned runs.
Kenny Rhodes started and took the loss for Chief Warren McDaniels, going three innings, allowing five runs (two earned) on three hits. Rhodes walked two and struck out one. Aiden Castillo led the attack for the Purple Knights with three hits and four RBI while Judah Duroncelay had a hit and two RBI. Howard Bachus had a hit and an RBI.
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