White takes the first game with a 6-5 comeback win.
White Claims Game 1 of World Series
Teams to continue series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday
9th | White used a two-run ninth inning to come-from-behind and earn the win. Freshman Cody Erikson singled in Rey Fuentes III, who led off the inning with a double – his third of the game, while junior Jake Scheiner scored from first base on a fielding error in centerfield.
5th | Red used a four-run fifth inning, including a pair of RBI from a Corey Julks’ single to jump ahead after White opened the game with a run in the first inning to take the early lead.
WHITE TEAM NOTES
Top Offensive Players
Nick Slaughter | 2x5, 4 RBI
Rey Fuentes III | 4x4, 3 2B, 2 R
Cody Erikson | 2x4, RBI
Seth Romero | 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 7 K
Kyle Griffin | 1.0 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 0 K
Jared Pettitte | 3.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 2 K
Fred Villarreal | 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
Starter Seth Romero struck out seven in 4.0 innings of work, while surrendering just one hit and no runs.
RED TEAM NOTES
Top Offensive Players:
Corey Julks | 1x3, R, 2 RBI
Connor Wong | 1x5, R, 2 RBI
Brett Harris | 1x5, RBI
Mitch Ullom | 4.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
David Kanada | 2.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 4 K
Joey Pulido | 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
Dylan Lester | 0.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Starter Mitch Ullom tossed 4.1 innings, allowing just one earned run on five scattered hits with three strikeouts.