It took 12 innings, though a South Shore Americans outlasted Mid-Island, 5-4, in a Little League District 24 11-year-old ball contest diversion Monday night during a winner’s complex.
“It was a craziest Little League diversion I’ve ever been a part,” pronounced SSA manager Vincent Nichilo, whose patrol modernized to Thursday’s championship turn opposite South Shore National. Game time is 7:30 p.m. “Kudos to both teams a approach they competed.”
SSA pushed opposite a go-ahead run in a tip of a 12th on Matt Rao’s bases- installed walk.
Rao was a starting hurler and went 5.1 innings, permitting dual warranted runs and recording 5 strikeouts. Anthony Catalano pitched 5 shutout innings with 6 strikeouts in relief, before Nick Zarski pitched a final 1 2/3 innings to collect adult a win.
Anthony DePetro, who held a whole diversion in a heat, had 3 hits and dual RBI. Robert Buscemi combined dual hits and dual walks and played glorious invulnerability during shortstop.
SSA had a 2-0 lead until Mid-Island curled a measure during 2 in a bottom of a fourth on Nick Malpeso’s RBI singular and Jonathan Konczynkski’s fielder’s choice.
In a tip of a ninth, South Shore American scored dual runs on DePetro’s singular and Michael Sears’ bases-loaded walk, though Mid-Island tied a measure in a bottom of a inning on Erik Carreon’s two-run single.