Game summary: Tue 23 May 5:30 PM
Clews' Grand Slam and Four Hits Lead Reds' Attack
C Turner Clews had a four-hit game and capped the scoring with a grand slam. The slam was Clews' first Little League home run. SS Jackson Emery also had four hits and scored two runs. RHP/2B Alex Palomba pitched three innings and struck out seven while allowing just two runs. He also had three hits at the plate. Rookie RF Will Fontaine hit a double and scored. 2B/RHP Jett Emery had two hits from the leadoff spot and scored four runs. Emery has been the catalyst for the Reds' offense this season but he also threw an efficient four-pitch inning to seal the victory. The Cardinals were down early but rallied to score two runs in the bottom of the third inning. CF Makai Gardilcic had a two-hit game and sped around the bases to score the Cards' first run. 3B/RHP Dallin Wachtelhausen laced an RBI double and threw 2 2/3 innings of relief after RHP/C Mason North's debut on the mound. SS Tristan Evans hit a double and scored on Wachtelhausen's hit.