Fireballs Walks Away With The Ticket To The Grand Finals After Tense Back-And-Forth Against Team Misgav
Yaniv Rosenfeld’s unit took advantage of a passed ball and an error for two runs in the first inning. The hosts responded immediately in the bottom half as Ashley Gerber and and Aly Robinson drove in Gila Blacher and Mara Apelstein respectively, 2:2. In the top of the of third, Adi Kahn singled home Ariel Ozias and Hadar Harlev but the Fireballs answered with an RBI single by Shira Lloyd and Gerber’s aggressive baserunning tying the contest at 4.
Team Misgav scored three runs in the fifth inning thanks to an error on a ball put in play by Michelle Nehrer and Shelly Klieman. Fireballs knotted the game up at eight in the bottom of the fifth inning, when Rhonda Lloyd singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs. The game was tied at eight with the Reds batting in the bottom of the sixth when Efrat Yaakov singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Aly Robinson earned the victory in the circle for the Reds. The right-hander surrendered eight runs on two hits over seven innings, striking out eight. Lital Kahn took the loss for the Blue’s. The right-hander lasted six innings, allowing 11 hits and ten runs while striking out 11.