Stratford University Cardnials stole the lead late and defeated the Apprentice School 8-6 on Sunday. The game was tied at six with Stratford University Cardnials batting in the top of the seventh when an error scored one run for the Cardnials.
Stratford University collected ten hits and the Apprentice School had eight in the high-scoring affair.
Cody Burnham earned the win for Stratford. He went one and two-thirds innings, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out three and walking zero. Ryan Rhodes and Ricardo Leon entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Kyle Flowers took the loss for the Apprentice School. He lasted one-third of an inning, allowing zero hits and zero runs while walking zero.
Alex Wonders started the game for the Apprentice School. He lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out three. Carson Willis started the game for the Stratford University Cardnials. He surrendered two runs on four hits over three and two-thirds innings, striking out one and walking one.
The Cardnials racked up ten hits in the game. Smith and Burnham each collected multiple hits. Smith went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Stratford University Cardnials in hits.