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Olathe West Owls-C fell to Mill Valley 8-7 on Monday on the final play of the game. The game was tied at seven with Mill Valley batting in the bottom of the seventh when an error scored one run for Mill Valley.
Olathe West Owls-C trailed by six runs in the fourth inning, but then fought back to lower the final margin. Olathe West Owls-C scored five runs in the failed comeback. Samuel Decker, Maddux Leiker, and Peter Marshall came through with RBIs to lead the rally.
Mill Valley fired up the offense in the first inning. Harris’s sac fly scored two runs for Mill Valley.
After Olathe West Owls-C scored one run in the top of the third, Mill Valley answered with one of their own. Olathe West Owls-C scored when Gallimore induced Decker to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored.
Olathe West Owls-C scored three runs in the sixth inning. Olathe West Owls-C scored its runs on an RBI double by Leiker.
Mill Valley scored three runs in the second inning. The big inning for Mill Valley came thanks to a single by Livingston and an error on a ball put in play by Horn.
Ethan Krueger toed the rubber for Olathe West Owls-C . Krueger went three innings, allowing six runs on one hit and striking out three. Leiker threw three and two-thirds innings out of the bullpen.
Olathe West Owls-C racked up 12 hits in the game. Carter Forbes, Decker, Peyton Bowers, and Leiker each racked up multiple hits for Olathe West Owls-C . Leiker, Bowers, Decker, and Forbes each managed two hits to lead Olathe West Owls-C .