Pelion Panthers stole the lead late and defeated Gilbert 4-3 on Thursday to clinch the Region Title last night. The game was tied at three with Pelion Panthers batting in the top of the seventh when Dylan Williamson grounded out, scoring one run.
Gilbert got on the board in the first inning. Hayden Hill singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Alex Pegues was credited with the victory for Pelion Panthers. He lasted one and one-third innings, allowing zero hits and zero runs while walking zero.
Joey Parker took the loss for Gilbert. He allowed eight hits and four runs over six and a third innings, striking out six.
Williamson started the game for Pelion Panthers. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out seven
Drew Boozer went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Pelion Panthers in hits. Pelion Panthers was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. George Storm made the most plays with 11.
Hill led Gilbert with two hits in four at bats. Gilbert didn’t commit a single error in the field. Ashby Vining had the most chances in the field with seven.