Game summary: Sat 13 May 5:00 PM
Thurber's First Home Run Paces Reds
The Reds' prolific offense was relentless in the rain on Saturday afternoon. 1B Willem Thurber had two hits including his first Little League home run - a three-run blast out of right field. 3B Jackson Emery had a four hit afternoon and knocked in two. C Turner Clews also scored four runs on three hits. P/1B Joey Reynolds had five RBI on two doubles and a single. Rookie CF/2B Nolan Chisholm lined two hits for the Reds. The Pirates' bats were not silent in this one either. Rookie C Nick Gerard hit his first Little League home run - a grand slam in the fourth inning. He also hit a single and played excellent defense behind the plate. Another rookie, 2B Sam Bogart hit an RBI single in the third. 1B Patrick Gagliardi (1-3 with 3 runs scored) and SS Wayland Walsh (1-4 with 2 RBI) continued to hit for the Pirates.