Rockies just miss first win

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 10, 2000

over top-ranked Cards

From Special Reports

With a chance to steal a win from the top team in the league, the Rockies couldn’t seal the deal Monday as the Dixie Boys Cardinals came from behind in their last at-bat to win 9-8.

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The come-from-behind win was the third this season for the Cardinals who are 8-1 on the year.

The Rockies jumped out to a 6-3 lead going into the bottom of the third, but three runs by the Cardinals tied things up.

Then, the Rockies held an 8-7 lead through the next two and a half innings, but the Cards got one in the bottom of the sixth for the win.

Matt Johnson was the winning pitcher while Chris Booker, Daniel Hussey and Josh Rogers all went 2-for-3 at the plate. Pete Van Horn had his ninth homer of the year and A.J. Ward and Chad Sanders both had singles.

Adam Motes, Andrew Folmar and Matt Qualls all had a couple of hits apiece for the Rockies while Dean Anderson, Nic Sessions, Daniel Synco, Kevin Brown and Casey Kreis all finished with one hit.


White Sox 10, Red Sox 4

It was close throughout, but a five-run fifth inning did in the Red Sox as the White Sox remained undefeated with a 10-4 win Friday.

Chase Rogers, Marquez Toney and John Campbell led the way at the plate for the White Sox each going 2-for-3. Rogers had a triple while Campbell notched a double.

Judson Ricks had an inside-the-park homer and Brandon Hill had a double. Blake Sanders and Quintin Thomas both had hits as well. Campbell got the win.


Aquasox 12, Jammers 11

In another close one, the Aquasox nudged past the Jammers 12-11 in extra innings.

The winning run came for the Sox after a triple by Brittany Irvin set up a Sacrifice fly by Meaghan Ellis to win the game.

Kristin Carlisle was the winning pitcher and struck out 13 batters throughout the contest.

Other hitters included Irvin who also homered in the game, Carlisle and Hannah Spann both hit triples, Brandi Henderson had a double and Morgan Dubose, Jazmen Seymore and Debbie Griffin all singled.