August 1, 2022 7:49 pm | by Barrett Hodgson
The last game at Spillane Field this season featured the Wareham Gatemen playing host to the Falmouth Commodores. The Gatemen lost their final home game of the season 5-2.
Falmouth got the scoring started in the top half of the 2nd inning. Andrew Pinckney (Alabama) led the inning off with a double off the right field wall. A hit by pitch and two straight walks scored Pinckney and left the bases loaded. Alex Mooney (Duke) stepped in and laced a two RBI single to make it 3-0.
The Commodores extended their lead in the top half of the 5th inning. Anthony Mackenzie (Sam Houston St.) doubled and advanced to third on a Tafton Hensley (Oregon) single. Mooney then hit into an RBI groundout that scored Mackenzie and moved Hensley to second. Colby Halter (Florida) then laid down a bunt single that ended in a throwing error resulting in Hensely to score and make it 5-0.
Wareham got on the board in the bottom half of the 7th inning. Deric Fabian (Florida) led off the inning with a walk and advanced to second on a Carter Graham (Stanford) single. Fabian then stole third before a walk to load the bases. Cameron Chick (Missouri) then grounded into a double play to make it 5-1.
The Gatemen tacked on one run in the 9th, but it was not enough. Graham laced a single and advanced to second on a Devin Burkes (Kentucky) single. Max Anderson (Nebraska) delivered an RBI single to make it 5-2.
Wareham plays their final game of the season on Tuesday, August 2nd when they travel to Orleans. The Gatemen look to end the season on a high note as they prepare for next season.