Holmes allowed five in 5 2/3, but the bullpen gave up one run and the offense banged out 10 to pick up the slack and secure the win for Pure Hitting 16U.
Pure Hitting 16U would not relinquish the lead as the East Cobb Indians were unable to weather a six-run sixth inning deficit.
The East Cobb Indians scored on an RBI single by Weston Schmitter and a two-run error in the sixth inning and an RBI single by Jordan Carroll in the seventh inning. Still, the East Cobb Indians couldn't catch Pure Hitting 16U.
David Howard racked up two RBIs on one hit for Pure Hitting 16U. He homered in the third inning.
The top of the first saw Pure Hitting 16U take an early lead, 1-0. Michael Murphy singled to ignite Pure Hitting 16U's offense.
After a quick strike from Pure Hitting 16U, the East Cobb Indians responded with one run in the first. The East Cobb Indians scored on a passed ball.
Pure Hitting 16U didn't relinquish the lead after scoring two runs in the third inning when it scored on a two-run home run by Howard.
The East Cobb Indians scored one run in the bottom of the fifth to cut their deficit to one. A sacrifice fly by Pete Mastin sparked the East Cobb Indians' rally. But, Holmes got Daniel Stimpson to to end the inning.
Pure Hitting 16U added five more runs in the top of the sixth. A scored Jared Crum for the inning's first run.
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