Chaffey dropped their first game 6-5 in the Garretson Memorial Tournament to the River City Athletics.
The Athletics came right out scoring 3-runs in the 1st on 1-hit. Chaffey came right back and scored a single run, Zane Baker and Matt Gretler hit back to back singles, Kenji Suzuki hit a fielders choice forcing Matt out at 2nd and allowing Zane to score on an over throw. Kenji went 2-for-3 with a double and 2-RBI’s.
Chaffey added 2-runs in the bottom of the 2nd, Colton Bunt and Gavin O’Donnell hit back to back singles, Tyler Meek drew a walk to load the bases, Cole Miller and Zane Baker both hit sac-flies to score Colton & Gavin to knot the game at 3-3.
In the top of the 5th the Athletics scored a single run to take a 1-run lead, Chaffey came back in the bottom of the bottom of the inning, Cole lead off the 5th with a triple into right center, Matt singled into left center scoring Cole, Matt advanced to 2nd on the throw, Kenji singled into left scoring Matt. Matt went 3-for-4 for the game.
With game knotted at 5-5 the Athletics scored the go ahead run taking a 6-5 lead, Chaffey had both the tying and go ahead runners on base.
Chaffey finished the game out hitting the Athletics better than 2-1.