|Wed 26 Apr 5:30 PMWed 4/26 5:30||Giants at Reds||11-2||Hall's Arm and Avard's bat carry Giants||game info
RHP Sam Hall struck 11 Reds batters over four solid innings of two-run baseball. C Forrester Avard went 3-4 at the dish, knocking in four and falling a home run shy of the cycle. The Giants also got hits from Hall, RHP/1B Degan Gundry, and rookie LF Rowan Lonergan. The Reds scored two runs in the first inning with 3B Alex Palomba and C Turner Clews crossing the plate. Clews later added a hit as well. LHP/1B Joey Reynolds played sterling defense on the mound and at first base.
|Sat 29 Apr 11:00 AMSat 4/29 11:00||Cardinals at Giants||9-19||Sargent and Gundry Power the Giants||game info
2B Tucker Sargent went 3-3 at the dish while scoring five runs and hitting his first Little League home run. 1B/RHP Degan Gundry also hit his first career home run - a shot over the wall in right center field. RHP/1B Forrester Avard added three hits and scored four runs. Rookie C Hayden Avard played a solid backstop and scored twice. Forrester Avard, Gundry and RHP Alex Baker pitched for the Giants. The Cardinals mounted several rallies and benefitted from hits from SS Tristan Evans and rookie C/RHP Mason North who got his first Little League hit. Another first year player, Andy Cay, scored two of the Cardinals nine runs.
|Tue 02 May 5:30 PMTue 5/2 5:30||Giants at Mets||22-4||Sam Hall Puts on a Power Show for Giants||game info
Giants SS Sam Hall lined a massive home run beyond the batting cages in center field as part of a three-hit, 6 RBI night against the Mets. 1B Degan Gundry added a pair of hits and scored two runs. The Giants' rookies shined as well in this one. CF Rowan Lonergan got a base hit and RF/RHP Hayden Avard hit a two-run double. Avard also made his debut on the mound, striking out two in an inning of work. RHP Alex Baker, RHP Tucker Sargent, and Avard combined to hold the Mets hitless. The Mets played solidly through the first 2+ innings as they led the Giants 3-2. RHP Evan Wright was solid in his first start of the season - striking out 4 batters in 2 1/3 innings. SS/RHP John Satterfield scored two of the Mets' four runs and made several nifty plays on defense. LF Dominic Johnson and 3B Thaddeus Engstrom-Keep also scored runs for the Mets as the took advantage of walks and defensive miscues.
|Sun 07 May 5:00 PMSun 5/7 5:00||A's at Giants||6-1||Frost Dazzles as Athletics Take Battle of Undefeateds||game info
RHP/SS Cameron Frost threw five innings of shutout baseball while striking out 13 Giants. At the plate, he blasted a two-run home run to pad the A's lead late in the game. The Athletics also benefitted from clutch RBI singles from 1B Charlie Clark and SS/RHP Karson Elliot. 2B Zach Corbeil continued to hit as well. He laced a single in a four run third inning for the Athletics. The Giants were led by RHP Sam Hall who struck out 10 but ran into trouble in the third as the A's loaded the bases. However, Hall would get the Giants on the board and break up the shutout with a monster home run to center field in the bottom of the sixth inning. C Forrester Avard also had a hit for the Giants - a long triple in the fourth inning.
|Wed 10 May 5:30 PMWed 5/10 5:30||Pirates at Giants||4-14||Sam Hall Hits Three Home Runs as Giants Cruise||game info
SS Sam Hall hit three majestic home runs deep into the night at the Brattleboro Little League field to lead the Giants. Hall's three home runs were part of a 4-4 night as he also added a double and four RBI's. RHP/2B Forester Avard struck out eight Pirates while allowing just two runs. The Giants also got two doubles from CF Rowan Lonergan. His first double cleared the bases. 3B Derek Sargent, 1B Degan Gundry, and C/RHP Tucker Sargent also had hits for the Giants. The Pirates got hits from SS/1B Patrick Gagliardi and 3B/RHP Wayland Walsh. 3B Troy Forkin showed off a strong arm and flashed great leather from the hot corner.
|Sat 13 May 3:00 PMSat 5/13 3:00||Giants at Red Sox||14-3||Baker, Hall, and Sargent Lead Hit Parade for Giants||game info
The Giants' offense continued its torrid pace on Saturday afternoon. SS/RHP Sam Hall went 3-5 and hit his league-leading sixth home run. 2B Tucker Sargent hit a three-run home run and scored four runs. CF Alex Baker joined the party as well with three RBI's. RHP Degan Gundry threw 3 1/3 innings and struck out seven. Hall closed it out and struck out six Red Sox. The Red Sox struggled to get a rally going but SS/RHP Will Hill hit a triple and scored two of the Sox' three runs. 1B Brock Longe hit an RBI double and RF Wyatt Sargent lined a hard single. RHP Sam Henry struck out seven Giants including five of the first nine batters he faced.
|Tue 16 May 5:30 PMTue 5/16 5:30||Red Sox at Giants||0-10||Hall Throws One-Hitter to Silence Red Sox||game info
RHP Sam Hall threw a one-hit shutout against the Red Sox and struck out 14. He also went 3-3 at the plate with his league-leading seventh home run and three RBI. He fell a triple shy of hitting for the cycle and vaulted the Giants into a tie for first place with the Reds. 3B Alex Baker added a pair of RBI's and runs scored. CF Matthew Gordon-Macey hit an RBI single in the fifth as well. After a brief start by LHP/1B Brock Longe, Red Sox RHP Harper Cutler threw four clutch innings out of the bullpen and struck out six while allowing just three runs. C Sam Henry broke up Hall's no-hitter in the fourth inning with a double. Henry and 3B/SS Will Hill excelled defensively.
|Thu 18 May 5:30 PMThu 5/18 5:30||Giants at Pirates||12-0||Avard Carries Giants into First Place||game info
RHP Forester Avard pitched and hit the Giants into first place on Thursday. The righty threw a one-hit shutout and struck out nine Pirates. He also homered in his first two at-bats and knocked in five runs. CF Rowan Lonergan and 3B Thaddeus Sawyer each added hits for the Giants. SS/C Tucker Sargent scored three runs and RF Sam Hall scored a pair. Pirates SS/RHP Sam Bogart got the Bucs' lone hit and also made his debut on the mound. 1B Devin Speno made a highlight play at first base on a hard bouncer off the bat of Avard.
|Mon 22 May 5:30 PMMon 5/22 5:30||Giants at A's||7-1||Hall Tosses One-Hitter; Avards Hit Giants to Victory||game info
RHP Sam Hall threw a one-hitter in a rain-shortened game on Monday night. Hall struck out 12 Athletics, allowed just a first inning run, and walked only three. The Giants were held scoreless by A's RHP Cameron Frost until the fourth inning when they scored all seven of their runs. C Forester Avard hit a single and scored a run while his younger brother, Hayden knocked in a pair on a single to right field. Hall, 3B Thaddeus Sawyer, 1B Rowan Lonergan, and 2B Alex Baker all had RBI's. The A's bats scuffled against Hall but Frost had a hit and 3B/RHP Josh McKenney scored a run after being walked in the first inning. CF Brandon Weeks played well in the outfield.
|Sun 28 May 3:00 PMSun 5/28 3:00||Mets at Giants||3-15||Hall and Avard Homer; Giants Pitchers Combine on Two-Hitter||game info
Giants SS Sam Hall hit another home run, this time a 3-three-run blast to end the game. It was his league-leading eighth home run on the year and part of a three-hit afternoon for the slugger. Earlier in the game, C Forrester Avard hit his third home run on the year. RHP's Degan Gundry, Alex Baker, and Hayden Avard combined to toss four innings of two-hit baseball while striking out six Mets. Hayden Avard also hit two doubles and Alex Baker hit two singles. The Mets got hits from C Will Miskovich and RHP/SS Evan Wright. Wright and SS/RHP John Satterfield struck out a combined eight Giants over four innings.
|Tue 30 May 5:30 PMTue 5/30 5:30||Reds at Giants||5-7||Giants Win a Thriller Despite Thurber's Blast||game info
Led by big games from SS/2B Tucker Sargent, RHP/SS Sam Hall, 1B/RHP Degan Gundry, and 3B/1B Alex Baker, the Giants took sole possession of first place on Tuesday in a 7-5 victory. After 3 1/3 innings and eight strikeouts from Hall, the Giants called on Gundry to finish it off. He threw 2 2/3 innings of clutch relief, striking out five and allowing just two runs. Sargent, Hall, and Baker each had two hits. Hall scored twice and had two RBI's. Sargent scored three runs and C Forrester Avard knocked in two. The Reds got a long two-run home run from RHP/3B Willem Thurber. SS/2B Alex Palomba and C Turner Clews each had two base hits and an RBI. 2B/3B Nolan Chisholm had two infield hits and made a nifty play at the hot corner.
|Fri 02 Jun 5:30 PMFri 6/2 5:30||Giants at Cardinals||11-0||Giants' Arms Throw One Hitter; Hall and Avard Go Deep||game info
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.
|Thu 08 Jun 5:30 PMThu 6/8 5:30||Giants at Reds||7-0||Hall and Gundry Combine on One-Hitter||game info
RHP Sam Hall threw five shutout innings and struck out 12 Reds to earn the win. RHP Degan Gundry completed the one-hitter by striking out the side in the sixth inning. Hall also hit his tenth home run of the season, a blast to deep center field. SS Tucker Sargent hit an RBI double in the first inning and a single in the sixth while scoring two runs. C Forrester Avard hit a double, scored a run, and had an RBI. Reds C Turner Clews had the Reds' only hit on the night - a first inning single. Rookie 2B Nolan Chisholm's defense continued to improve as he made several fine plays.
|Sat 10 Jun 11:00 AMSat 6/10 11:00||Cardinals at Giants||15-21||Avard Clutch as Giants Win a Barnburner||game info
Giants C/RHP Forrester Avard hit a game-tying two run homer and struck out 11 batters over 4 innings of relief to get the win in a back and forth game with the Cardinals. Avard's homer was part of a 2-5 effort in which he had four RBI. Down by ten runs before they came to the plate, the Giants bats quickly came alive as they scored six runs in their half of the first inning. SS Sam Hall was a key part of the comeback with two doubles, his 11th home run, and four RBI. 2B/RHP/1B Alex Baker had two hits and scored four runs. CF Rowan Lonergan and C Hayden Avard also had hits for the Giants. The Cardinals' offense was impressive as well. SS/RHP Tristan Evans hit an RBI double in the first inning. LF Makai Gardilcic lined a two-run double to deep center field in the second inning. 2B James Fagley also hit an RBI single and scored three runs.
|Thu 15 Jun 5:30 PMThu 6/15 5:30||A's at Giants||5-7||Two More Homers from Hall Clinch it for Giants||game info
The Giants celebrated on Thursday as the team clinched the number one record in the league. RHP/SS Sam Hall hit two more homers, giving him thirteen on the season. He also pitched into the fifth inning and struck out 12. C Forrester Avard also hit a homer as part of a 2-2 day with three runs scored. The home run was his sixth on the season. LF Jackson Heller lined a double in the fourth and came around to score on Hall's second home run of the game. 1B/RHP Degan Gundry and 2B Alex Baker also had hits in the Giants' clincher. The Athletics played well but couldn't halt the Giants. C Alex McClelland went 2-2 with three runs scored. SS/RHP Cameron Frost also went 2-2 and knocked in a run. 2B Karson Elliot hit a two-run single to tie the game at five in the fifth inning.
|Wed 21 Jun 5:30 PMWed 6/21 5:30||Giants at Mets||26-9||Hall Has Another 3 Homer Game; Wright Homers for Mets||game info
SS/C Sam Hall capped a historic campaign by clubbing three more long home runs to finish the season with 16. He knocked in six runs and scored five while going 3-5 at the plate. Hall averaged one home run per game through the season. 3B/1B/RHP Forrester Avard also homered in this one - his seventh on the season. He went 3-4 with four RBI. LF Jackson Heller's bat also helped the Giants as he went 3-3 with three RBI. 2B/RHP Thaddeus Sawyer, CF Tucker Sargent, and 1B/3B Degan Gundry all had two hits each. The Mets were patient at the plate as they walked thirteen times. C Evan Wright added some pop as he socked his first Little League home run - a two run blast in the first inning. It was the Mets' first home run out of the ballpark on the season. Wright, just ten years old, highlighted the Mets' season finale. However, fellow youngster RHP Jacksyn Mcallister made his debut on the mound and had 2 RBI at the plate. 9-year-old Gabe Alexander scored two runs as did CF Landyn Cartee. The Mets young core, with a season under their belt, has a bright future.
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