On a stormy night at MBP, heavy rain resulted in a 40 minute late start to this game.
When it did get going, 2 walks, a wild pitch, and a double by Declan Ferguson saw the Royals on the board in the first against Eagle Rory Meddick.
Branden Stenhouse started on the mound for the Royals, however a walk, stolen base and a double by the Eagles non-national Eric Bruns, saw them
match the Royals in the first with one run.
Sam Street replaced the hard throwing Branden Stenhouse in the third and kept the Eagles scoreless through to the 5th. A perfect long throw from right field to Dave Armstrong catching saw Eagle Jamie Young the third out at the home plate and the score still tied 1 – 1 at the bottom of the 5th.
The Royals were unable to add to the score in the top of the 6th. The Eagles after 2 strike outs, a stolen base, produced 2 singles, and a stolen base by
Matt Wilkie [pinch runner] who crossed the plate scoring the go-ahead run.
Sandringham 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors.
Sunshine 2 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors.
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