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NSA Monsoon Madness Recap

Wow! What an exciting weekend. Probably the craziest weekend I have ever been a part of. If you would like to relive this weekend I am posting this weekends GameChanger generated recaps with some slight editing below.

Enjoy.

Game 1 – Saturday July 27th


VENDETTA GRABS LEAD IN FOURTH INNING TO DEFEAT ARIZONA ANGUISH 6-3


Vendetta stole the lead late and defeated Arizona Anguish 6-3 on Saturday. The game was tied at three with Vendetta batting in the top of the fourth when Makayla Kantarze singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.

Vendetta got things started in the first inning when Sarah Potter singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.

Emily Williams pitched Vendetta to victory. She allowed zero hits and zero runs over two innings, striking out one.

#23 started the game for Arizona Anguish. She allowed three hits and two runs over two and a third innings, striking out one. #7 threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Taylor Butterfield started the game for Vendetta. She allowed four hits and three runs over two innings, striking out four and walking one

Lauren Swanson, Sarah Nieman, Kantarze, Lexie Roberson, and Potter each collected one hit to lead Vendetta. 


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Game 2 – Saturday July 27th


VENDETTA FALLS TO AZ REDHAWKS 4-6 AFTER TIMELY THIRD INNING SCORE


Vendetta stayed in it until the end, but AZ Redhawks pulled away late in a 6-4 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at four with AZ Redhawks batting in the bottom of the third when Justine Galarza singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.

Vendetta lost despite out-hitting AZ Redhawks six to five.

 The AZ Redhawks took an early lead in the first inning when Anna Santilli doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.

Jasmine Garcia led things off in the pitcher’s circle for AZ Redhawks. She allowed six hits and four runs over four innings, striking out four.

Eliana DeTata was in the pitcher’s circle for Vendetta. She allowed zero hits and two runs. Taylor Butterfield threw three and a third innings in relief.

DeTata started the game for Vendetta.

Vendetta socked one home run on the day. Sarah Nieman went for the long ball in the third inning.

Lauren Swanson, Lexie Roberson, Sarah Potter, Hannah Bumm, Nieman, and Makayla Kantarze each collected one hit to lead Vendetta.


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Game 3 – Saturday July 27th


VENDETTA FALLS TO MARANA AVENGERS 5-6 AFTER THIRD INNING SCORE


Vendetta stayed in it until the end, but Marana Avengers pulled away late in a 6-5 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at four with the Avengers batting in the bottom of the third when Missey Galloway grounded out, scoring one run.

The Avengers captured the lead in the first inning. Galloway doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.

Alexis Lee got the start for Marana Avengers 16U. She surrendered four runs on two hits over two and a third innings, striking out three.

Emily Williams was in the circle for Vendetta. She went three innings, allowing six runs on seven hits and striking out three.

Vendetta socked one home run on the day. Kaitlin Samuelson had a long ball in the second inning.

Samuelson, Makayla Kantarze, and Tristian Russell each managed one hit to lead Vendetta. Vendetta didn’t commit a single error in the field. Morgan Hoel had three chances in the field, the most on the team.


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Game 1 – Sunday July 28th


VENDETTA DEFEATS AZ FORCE – PALACIOS IN BLOW OUT 13-3 VICTORY THANKS TO FIFTH INNING BOOST


Vendetta- Brimhall 16U put up seven runs in the fifth on its way to a 13-3 victory over AZ Force – Palacios 16u on Sunday. Vendetta’s offense in the inning came from singles by Emily Williams, Sarah Nieman, and Eliana DeTata and an error on a ball put in play by Morgan Hoel.

In the first inning, AZ Force got their offense started when #4 doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.

Vendetta pulled away for good with four runs in the second inning. In the second Mariah Copeland singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run, Hoel reached on a dropped third strike, and Lauren Swanson doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.

Taylor Butterfield was the winning pitcher for Vendetta. She allowed seven hits and three runs over five innings, striking out six.

#9 was on the rubber for AZ Force. She allowed ten hits and 11 runs over two innings, striking out one. #77 threw three innings out of the bullpen.

Vendetta hit one home run on the day. Nieman went for the long ball in the fourth inning.

Vendetta scattered 14 hits in the game. Williams, Hannah Bumm, Lexie Roberson, and Nieman all had multiple hits for Vendetta. Williams led Vendetta with three hits in four at-bats. Vendetta tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Roberson led the way with two. Vendetta was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Roberson made the most plays with eight.


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Game 2 – Sunday July 28th


NIEMAN’S WALK-OFF PICTURE PERFECT ENDING IN VENDETTA’S 9-8  VICTORY OVER ARIZONA ANGUISH, VENDETTA HEADED TO THE SEMI-FINALS


It came down to the wire on Sunday, with Vendetta taking victory on a dramatic walk-off double in the late innings that sealed their victory over Arizona Anguish. The game was tied at eight with Vendetta 2-2 count, scoring one run.

Despite falling behind by six runs in the first inning, Arizona Anguish tried to fight back. Arizona Anguish scored six runs in the failed comeback. #10, #7, #13, and #10 all picked up RBIs in the rally.

Vendetta took an early lead in the first inning. Lexie Roberson singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.

Emily Williams took the win for Vendetta. She surrendered six runs on seven hits over three and two-thirds innings, striking out three. Taylor Butterfield threw one-third of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.

#23 toed the rubber for Arizona Anguish. She surrendered eight runs on five hits over one-third of an inning. #7 threw three innings in relief.

Vendetta racked up ten hits on the day. Nieman and Williams all managed multiple hits for Vendetta. Williams and Nieman each collected three hits to lead Vendetta and send them to the semi-finals.


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Game 3 – Sunday July 28th – Semi Finals


VENDETTA GRABS LEAD IN FIFTH INNING TO DEFEAT NOTORIOUS 15-8, WIN SENDS VENDETTA TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

 


Vendetta defeated Notorious 15-8 on Sunday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at seven at the end of the fourth with no time left on the game. The game went to extra innings using International tie-breaker rules. Vendetta batting in the top of the fifth when Kaitlin Samuelson doubled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring two runs.

Sarah Nieman led Vendetta to victory by driving in four runs. She went 3-for-3 at the plate. Nieman drove in runs on a single in the fourth and a double in the fifth.

Vendetta got on the board in the first inning. Nieman singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.

In the top of the fourth inning, Vendetta tied things up at seven when Nieman singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.

Emily Williams earned the victory on the rubber for Vendetta. She lasted four and a third innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out two.

E Collins was in the pitcher’s circle for Notorious. She went one inning, allowing four runs on three hits and walking one. Izzy Abalos, Gabby Colquitt, and Hanna Dixon each contributed in relief for Notorious.

Taylor Butterfield started the game for Vendetta. She went two-thirds of an inning, allowing two runs on one hit

Vendetta racked up 13 hits on the day. Nieman, Hannah Bumm, Sarah Potter, and Tristian Russell each collected multiple hits for Vendett. Nieman led Vendetta with three hits in three at-bats. Vendetta didn’t commit a single error in the field. Morgan Hoel had five chances in the field, the most on the team. The win sends Vendetta to the championship game against Team Hustle.


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Game 4 – Sunday July 28th – Championship Game


VENDETTA COMES BACK WITH AN EIGHT RUN BARRAGE IN THE FOURTH INNING TO TIE TEAM HUSTLE, WINS THE NSA MONSOON MADNESS TOURNAMENT 16-15 IN EXTRA INNINGS


Vendetta grabbed an early lead on its way to a 16-15 victory over Team Hustle on Sunday. Vendetta scored on a single by Tristian Russell and a single by Hannah Bumm in the first inning.

There was plenty of action on the basepaths as Vendetta collected 16 hits and Team Hustle had 15.

In the top of the fourth inning, Vendetta tied things up at 15 when Bumm homered on a 0-1 count, scoring three runs.

Vendetta pulled away for good with eight runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth an error scored one run for Vendetta, Emily Williams singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run, Sarah Potter singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run, Sarah Nieman singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring one run, and Madison Meise drew a walk, scoring one run.

Taylor Butterfield was credited with the victory for Vendetta. She lasted three and a third innings, allowing seven hits and six runs while striking out one and walking one.

#13 started the game for Team Hustle. She lasted four innings, allowing 12 hits and ten runs while striking out three. #9 threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Williams started the game for Vendetta. She lasted one and one-third innings, allowing eight hits and nine runs while striking out one

Vendetta tallied one home run on the day. Bumm went for the long ball in the fourth inning.

Vendetta tallied 16 hits on the day. Nieman, Bumm, Williams, and Lexie Roberson all had multiple hits for Vendetta. Williams, Bumm, and Nieman each managed three hits to lead Vendetta.


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