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Storm WOULD NOT suffer the humiliation of being swept in a doubleheader by the Falcons, squeaking out a victory in the nightcap 20-19.

Riding high on their early victory, the Falcons came out swinging in the top of the first inning. Highlighted by Goliath's 3-run bomb, the Falcons recorded only a single out before plating the league maximum six. Storm wouldn't take that kind of crap lying down. After Bob popped out to left to open things up, Duran hit, hold onto your butts, a triple. He wouldn't be allowed to raise his heartrate to score, though, because Craig knocked him in with a home run. In the end, Storm tied the game with a six-pack of their own.

The Falcons began the top of the second with four straight singles and cleared the bases with Grahambo's 3-run shot, the team's second such dinger of the game. A four-spot gave the Falcons back the lead. Storm got most of those back on Duran's 3-run dinger to left, but ended the inning trailing 10-9.

The Falcons managed a single and nothing more in the third. Storm did the opposite, maxing out at 6 to go ahead 15-9.

In the fourth, the Falcons bats returned. This time it was Poutine who hit the Falcons' third three-run homer of the game to highlight the Falcons' 4-run fourth. This brought them to within one. The Falcon defence held Storm to a delicious doughnut to keep the game ever-so-close going into the open innings.

Storm scored three in the fifth to take a four-run lead.

In the sixth, Poutine grunted his second three-run shot of the game, the fourth such bomb for the Falcons, to bring the Falcons to within one, AGAIN. Storm wasn't having it, though. They scored two in the bottom of the sixth, and the Falcons would have their work cut out for them if they wanted to sweep the night.

The Falcons were able to get a little something going in the top of the seventh, beginning with a couple singles that were later plated. But with the tying run standing handsomely on second base, Dunner ended the game with a line-out to left.

Game notes: Visit Pizzaco! NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH!... The Falcons won't have much time to rest, they've got two against the A's on Wednesday... Speaking of Wednesday, did you know if you spend $20 at Pizzaco on Wednesday, you get a pound of wings FOR FREE?!? You do!... But don't wait until Wednesday to buy your hot steaming fresh-out-of-the-oven pizza on Wednesday, why not place an order on Topping Tuesday (they're closed on Monday), when you can choose up to four toppings for the price of one... That's Pizzaco, conveniently located at 185 Thickson Rd., just around the corner from where we play ball.

BOXSCORE

BATTING:
2B: Grahambo (2), Miner Leaguer, Poutine
3B: None
HR: Poutine (2), Goliath, Grahambo
HR-OUTS: None
RBI: Poutine (6), Grahambo (5), Goliath (3), New Mike, Dunner, Miner Leaguer, SLF, Barry Guerrero Jr

FIELDING:
DOUBLE PLAYS: None


GAME INFORMATION:
STADIUM: K1 FIELD
ATTENDANCE: 7 (35% FULL) - % is based on regular season capacity (Falcons' side only)


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Boxscore:

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Final
Falcons 6 4 0 4 0 3 2 19
Storm 6 3 6 0 3 2 X 20

Statistical Highlights

HR
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arrow_rightMike:2
arrow_rightDavid:1
arrow_rightGraham:1
3B
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None
2B
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arrow_rightGraham:2
RBI
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arrow_rightMike:🔥 6
arrow_rightGraham:5
At The Plate
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arrow_rightMike:🔥 4 for 4
arrow_rightBill:4 for 5
arrow_rightGraham:3 for 4
arrow_rightChad:3 for 4
Team Fines
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arrow_rightBrett:  $15 for NSO👍 $15
arrow_rightDavid:  $5 for SR3B $5
arrow_rightBarry:  $5 for FK $5
The team sincerely thanks you for your contributions!🤑
Tags: storm, pizzaco
Posted on: Monday August 16th, 2021 at 8:48AM