Fuller comes through in the pinch for Mets

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 30, 2000

From Special Reports

In a see-saw battle that ran down to the wire, the Regions Bank Mets ousted the Wise Printing Rockies as Will Fuller came through in the clutch to notch a RBI-single to take an 11-10 win.

The Mets scored six big runs in the bottom of the second inning, but the two teams battled back and forth over the next two innings with the lead changing six times throughout the contest.

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A five-run third and two runs in the fourth tied the game for the Rockies and they scored one in the top of the sixthed break a 10-10 tie. The Mets wouldn’t give up, however, and scoring two runs including the Fuller RBI gave them their eighth win of the season.

Blake Phelps got the win on the mound for the Mets after combining with Tyson Pugh through six innings. The two struck out eight, walked four and gave up nine hits while Dean Anderson and Andrew Folmar saw action on the mound for the Rockies.

Kendall Moore and Pugh led the Mets at the plate with 2-for-3 showings while Phelps, Morgan Sanders, Jake Kitchens and Fuller all notched a hit apiece. Daniel Synco led the way for the Rockies putting up a 3-for-4 day, Nick Sessions hat a pair of hits and Adam Motes, Folmar, Matt Qualls and Anderson all had hits as well.


Cardinals 12, Red Sox 2

The Wallace Pump and Supply Cardinals continued their dominance of the Dixie Youth League with a 12-2 win over the Dairy Fresh Red Sox Saturday.

The Cardinals used a big six-run third inning off the strength of home runs by Zack Ethridge and Barry Rogers and cruised to the victory. Chad Jordan and Jim Wallace pitched for the Cards allowing only one Red Sox hit by Anthony Sherrer and one run in both the third and fifth innings.

Wallace had a 3-for-3 day at the plate while Jarad Loftin, Rogers and Ethridge all had two hits including a homer. Chris Ward and Jeffery Davis rounded out the Cardinals hitting with a hit apiece.


Angels 4, White Sox 2

The Printing Press Angels got a huge showing on the mound by pitcher Aaron Allen to notch a come-from-behind 4-2 win over the Bishop and Company White Sox Saturday.

Allen allowed only one hit on the day, pitching all six innings and struck out 14 White Sox batters. He only gave up two walks and backed up by some great defense watched as the White Sox could only score one run in both the second and fourth innings.

Down 2-0, the Angels mounted a rally in the fourth and fifth innings. They put three up on the board to take the lead in the fourth, then notched an insurance run in the fifth to finish out the contest.

Stephen Motes got the only hit by the White Sox as he belted a triple. Leading hitters for the Angels were Derrick Daniels and Greg Davis who both had singles.