Five-run seventh sparks Baycats in London

Photo by Bob Hurley

LONDON – Five runs in the seventh inning put the Barrie Baycats ahead for good on Father’s Day at Labatt Park.

Trailing 7-6, the Baycats roared ahead and tacked on a few more runs in the ninth for a 14-6 win over London.

Malik Williams went 3-for-6 with a solo home run for Barrie (9-6). Carson Burns had two hits, including a home run, three RBI and three runs, Owen Jansen went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBI, Mike Cecchetto drove in a pair, Brendan Colley had an RBI and scored twice, James Anderson went 2-for-4 with two runs and Mike Duwyn picked up a pair of hits.

Brad Grieveson (4-0) allowed a run on five hits over four innings of relief. He struck out six and didn’t issue a walk.

Starter Adam Kahn lasted 4.1 innings and gave up three runs (two earned) on seven hits with four strikeouts.

For London, Robert Mullen homered twice as part of a four-hit game. He drove in four and scored two runs. Phil Whelan drove in a pair, Cleveland Brownlee went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run, Taylor Wright picked up a pair of hits and Keith Kandel went 3-for-5 and scored once.

Jordan Spring (0-1) suffered the loss, allowing three runs and two walks in one-third of an inning. Owen Boon started and went four innings, allowing six runs on nine hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

London dropped to 9-4.