This was a must-win game in order to advance to the tournament. Obviously we fell a little short.
The game was a see saw battle right from the first inning. Seven batters from both teams) came to the plate in the 1st inning, 5 were strike outs. Taconic scored 3 runs in the second and Drury scored 1.
Taconic came back and scored another 3 runs in the third, while Drury went down 1 - 2 - 3. Drury shut Taconic down in the 4th inning while scoring 5 runs on 5 hits, a sacrifice and 2 errors.
Taconic came back and scored 1 run in the 5th on 1 hit, 1 walk, 1 sacrifice and a BB. Drury on the other hand went down 1 - 2 - 3 each grounding out to the shortstop, A. Ely.
In the 6th Taconic scored 1 more run, while Drury scored an additional 4 runs to make the score 10 - 8, Drury. The game has been a dogfight to this point.
Everything fell apart in the 7 inning for Drury as Taconic scored 4 more runs on 3 hits and 5 Drury errors. Defense has always been the stronger part of the Drury game, but it came crashing down during that 7th inning.