Real Close - LoCo Lose by 1 in City Tourney Opener

Posted by Robert Munday on Jul 26 2004 at 05:00PM PDT in 2019
Lumber Company was defeated 11-10 by D'Arcy in their first round game in the Joliet City Tournament's Open division. In true rivalry fashion this game was back an forth the entire way. Lumber Company took the early 1-0 lead in the top off one keyed by a M.Wallace RBI single with 2 outs. However D'Arcy answered right back with 1 of their own in the bottom of the first. After shutting the Lumber Co. down in the second D'Arcy scored 5 more times to go up 6-1. After a scoreless third and forth inning Lumber Co. plated 6 runs with 2 outs in the 5th to take a 7-6 lead. Driving in runs in the fifth inning were S.Munday, J.Pool, J.Filas, E.Boe (2) and R.Nurczyk. However D'Arcy answered right back to score 3 runs in their half of the 5th to regain a 9-7 lead. Lumber Co. came right back in the top of the 6th scoring two runs on a B.Munday double to knot the game up at 9. D'Arcy again answered with a run in the bottom of the 6th to take a 10-9 lead putting the pressure on the LoCo to score in the 7th. With 2 outs in the top of the 7th J.Filas singled and then scored on an E.Boe RBI double, tying the game a 10. But it would not be the Loco's night as D'Arcy was able to push across 1 run in the bottom of the 7th to win the game by a final score of 11-10. Leading the LoCo attack was E.Boe 3-4, 2 2B and 3 RBIs; J.Filas 3-4, 1 RBI; M.Wallace 2-3, 1 2B, 1 RBI; J.Lesnik 2-3, J.Pool, 2-4, 1 RBI and B.Munday 1-2, 1 2B, 1 BB, 2 RBIs. Lumber Co.'s next game in the Joliet City Tourney is Tuesday night (7/27) at 8:15pm on field #2 against Marino Const./Stone City/D'Arcy. Other Joliet City Tournament Open division results were as follows KAOS (H&L) 21, Marino Const/Stone City/D'Arcy 11 and Car X/Glory Days 16, Primetime 14. Tuesday night's match-ups are as follows. Winners Bracket Ken's Beverage vs. Car X/Glory Days KAOS (H&L) vs. D'Arcy Losers Bracket Lumber Co. vs. Marino Const/Stone City/D'Arcy Check back tomorrow for all the results.image


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