Figueroa allowed six in two, but the bullpen gave up no runs and the offense banged out 10 to pick up the slack and secure the win for Academy Select Sun Devils.
Academy Select Sun Devils came out swinging, scoring six runs in the first inning to jump ahead of Mizuno Tampa Boltz early.
The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to four lead changes in the game.
Academy Select Sun Devils finally managed to grab the lead after a strong fifth inning. An error scored Reed Hoelscher and gave Academy Select Sun Devils the lead for good.
Figueroa racked up three RBIs on two hits for Academy Select Sun Devils.
Trey Becerra got the win in relief for Academy Select Sun Devils. Becerra pitched four innings and allowed no runs.
Jared Desantolo was shaky from the start, lasting only zero innings on the hill for Mizuno Tampa Boltz before the call to the bullpen. Desantolo gave up five hits and six runs.
In the top of the first, Mizuno Tampa Boltz grabbed the early lead, 4-0. Meija got things going for Mizuno Tampa Boltz with a double. Ethan Thomas singled, scoring Desantolo and Meija. Mizuno Tampa Boltz then tacked on more runs when Velez scored on a passed ball and Thomas scored when Holden Bridge was hit by a pitch.
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