SPACE COAST DAILY TV REPLAY: Joe LeBlanc Little League Baseball Report, Sunday July 2
By Joe LebLanc // July 4, 2017
Merrit Island stays unbeaten advances with Rockledge
ABOVE VIDEO: Rockledge Little League faces Mims Little League in action on Space Coast Daily with the Friday Night Locker Room team of Stev Wilson and Orville Susong on the call.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The 10, 11 and 12-year old Baseball division finished up on Sunday afternoon with two games at Rockledge’s McLarty Park.
In the late game, the visiting Rockledge Little League (RLL) met Mims Little League (MLL). MLL’s Jasper Crane hit a home run, but it wasn’t enough as RLL’s Cody Smith had a double and the team surged with a 10-run fifth inning to win 24-6 in five.
Rockledge’s Ace Munchback was the winning pitcher.
In the first game of the day, the visiting Port St. John Little League (PSJLL) wrangled with Merritt Island Little League (MILL).
MILL went into the fifth inning leading 8-2, but a three-run shot by Gabriel Perez led PSJLL to a rally which closed the gap to 7-8 entering the sixth.
Port St. John then tied the score at 8 in the 6th. The two teams battled for 3 more innings until MILL won the game in the ninth inning, 12-11.
PSJLL’s Ronnie Adams hit a double and a 2-run homer while Parker Dawson added a home run for MILL.
ABOVE VIDEO: In the first game on Sunday, Merritt Island defeated Port Saint John in action on Space Coast Daily with the Friday Night Locker Room team of Stev Wilson and Orville Susong on the call.
The win gives Merritt Island an undefeated 4-0 record in District play and advances them to the Section 3 Tournament which will be held at St. Augustine Little League, July 15th.
The next action in District 22 will be this weekend (July 8th) when the eight, nine and 10-year old Softball and Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Section 3 Tournaments at Port St. John’s Fay Park and Indian River City’s W.W James Park, respectively take place.
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