Gezer09 Defeats Phoenix 5:3, Clinching The First Spot In The Israeli Fastpitch Grand Final Series
A great pitching duel took place on Monday as Gezer09 4 run third inning was the difference maker to secure a crucial 5:3 victory over Phoenix. The top ranked teams battled for a spot in the Israel Fastpitch Finals, and with the win, Gezer09 clinched as Phoenix still has a chance to rematch the Oranges in the Finals but they will need to past through Warriors who beat Sox as the loser
Michael Marunov was the winning pitcher for Gezer09. The righty lasted seven innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out 12 and walking one.
Seth Ross took the loss for Phoenix. The righty surrendered five runs on eight hits over six innings, striking out eight.
Phoenix scored three runs in the fifth inning all coming via a home run by Ross.