Harmony Grove watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in an 8-4 loss to Mayflower on Friday. Mayflower scored on a grand slam by Ethan York in the first inning and a double by Brady Wilcox in the second inning.
In the first inning, Mayflower got their offense started when York homered on a 2-1 count, scoring four runs.
Thomas Walter led things off on the rubber for Mayflower. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out six.
Christian Young started the game for the Cardinals. He lasted six innings, allowing nine hits and eight runs while striking out five and walking one. Sean Small threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Cooper White led Harmony Grove with two hits in four at bats.