FCB Royals remain in title hunt

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Carpenter-Breland Funeral Homeís Josiah Wilkinson catches a First Central Bank Royals pop fly Wednesday night at Felling Field.
Steve Towery/McCook Gazette

ELLING FIELD ó First Central Bank Royals stole the lead late in the game in a 4-2 victory over Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals on Wednesday night.

The game was tied 2-2two with First Central Bank Royals batting in the top of the fourth when Jalen Collicott singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.

First Central Bank Royals got things moving in the first inning. Reid Loop drove in one when he singled.

First Central Bank Royals took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth inning.

Collicott was on the pitcherís mound for First Central Bank Royals. He allowed two hits and two runs over five innings, striking out seven.

The Royals remain alive in this yearís Majors League tournament which continues into championship round play next Wednesday.

Whoever advances would need to defeat the Team Pollmann Pirates twice following the Piratesí win over the Kmoch Mets.

Watch for more tournament results and details this week.

Cason Waugh led things off on the pitcherís mound for Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals.

He surrendered three runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings, striking out ten and walking one.

Cole Walter led First Central Bank Royals with two hits in three at bats.

Walter led First Central Bank Royals with four stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with 12 stolen bases.

Josiah Wilkinson went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals in hits.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals was sure-handed and didnít commit a single error. Jackson Siegfried made the most plays with 11. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals stole nine bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Reese Gillispie led the way with two.

The Minors League tournament concludes tonight with a 5:30 p.m. consolation final and 7 p.m. title game.

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