Game summary: Fri 02 Jun 5:30 PM
Giants' Arms Throw One Hitter; Hall and Avard Go Deep
Three Giants pitchers combined to throw a one-hit shutout of the Cardinals on Friday night. RHP Thaddeus Sawyer and RHP Rowan Lonergan made their Little League mound debuts and successfully held the Cardinals scoreless. C/RHP Forrester Avard came in to close it out and preserve the shutout. SS Sam Hall hit his ninth home run on the year and Avard added his fourth. Avard's home run, a two-run shot, cleared South Main street beyond the left field wall. Sawyer added two hits while Lonergan had one. CF Jackson Heller also got a base hit for the Giants. The Cardinals' lone hit came off the bat of CF Makai Gardilcic in the first inning. 2B Chase Austin continued to be a bright spot for the Cardinals as he played well once again at second base.