Modoc defeated Cardinals 4-0 in a do or die game 1 of the NTABL Championship as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Bill Kelly induced a groundout from Kevin Fought to finish off the game.
Modoc opened up scoring in the second inning. Modoc scored one run when Steve Hahn singled. One bright spot for Cardinals was a single by Fought in the first inning.
Kelly earned the win for Modoc. He went five innings, allowing zero runs on eight hits, striking out one and walking one.
Dustin Harrison took the loss for Cardinals. He lasted six and two-thirds innings, allowing ten hits and four runs while striking out two.
Hahn started the game for Modoc. He allowed three hits and zero runs over two innings, walking zero
Modoc tallied ten hits on the day. Jerry Anderson, Hahn, and Chris Cec all had multiple hits for Modoc. Anderson led Modoc with three hits in three at bats. Modoc didn't commit a single error in the field. Sean House had 13 chances in the field, the most on the team.
Cardinals had 11 hits in the game. Jason New, Joe Lowry, and Jerry Gamez each racked up multiple hits for Cardinals.
The Modoc earned the home field advantage after winning the 1st game of the Championship and opened up the scoring in the first inning, when Chris Cec grounded out, scoring one run.
Sean House led the Modoc to victory on the pitcher's mound. He lasted seven innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out five and walking one.
Brian Underhill took the loss for Cardinals. He went six innings, allowing four runs on 11 hits and striking out one.
Modoc tallied 11 hits. Jerry Anderson, Jay Langston, and House all managed multiple hits for Modoc. Anderson went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Modoc in hits.
Cardinals was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Underhill made the most plays with one.
~PLAYER OF THE GAME~
~2018 Team Leaders~
House threw a complete game shutout.
Wheeler came off the bench to have 2 big hits.
Steve Hahn .538
Steve Hahn 2
Mike Wheeler 5
Bill Kelly 25
Jerry Anderson .425
Jay Langston 25
Brant Farris 1
2B: Sean House
TB: Jerry Anderson 3, Chris Clark, Josh Claudio, James Gardner, Sean House 3, Jay Langston 2, Mike Wheeler
RBI: Chris Cec, Chris Clark, James Gardner
GIDP: Mike Wheeler
SB: Jerry Anderson, Dave Lovell
Team QAB: 14 (43.75%)
Jerry Anderson, Chris Clark 2, James Gardner 2, Steve Hahn, Sean House 2, Jay Langston 2, Dave Lovell, Mike Wheeler 3
Team LOB: 10
E: Dave Lovell
DP: Chris Clark, Steve Hahn, Jay Langston
W: Sean House
Pitches-Strikes: Sean House 72-55
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sean House 9-5
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sean House 22-26
NTABL 35+ Veteran Division
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