16U Fil­lies un­beaten in 18U Home Run Chal­lenge

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - SPORTS - Free­man staff

The Kingston Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 150 16U Ul­ster Fil­lies were un­de­feated in the 18U bracket at the Home Run Col­lege Show­case to im­prove to 12-1 on the fall.

In the rain-ab­bre­vi­ated tour­na­ment, the Fil­lies went 3-0, open­ing the day with a 7-0 win over the Hazen’s Blue 18U of Syra­cuse.

Me­gan Peace threw four in­nings of one-hit ball to take the win be­fore Tori Decker had two strike­outs in one in­ning of re­lief.

Shan­non Bonewit’s tworun homer in the first in­ning jump-started an of­fense that was led by Alyssa Finno (dou­ble, sin­gle, RBI) and Jess Chilcott (sin­gle, two RBI). Kai­ley Collins and Ashley DeKraai each drove in a run.

Decker struck out six in a 6-0 shutout of the Long Is­land Ban­dits 18U in Game 2. Finno had a dou­ble and two RBI. Alex Mck­earin had two sin­gles and an RBI, while Shan­non and Syd­ney Bonewit each added an RBI.

Shan­non Bonewit had three strike­outs while al­low­ing two hits in 4.2 in­nings as the Fil­lies beat the Up­state Light­ning 18U of Rochester 6-1 in Game 3. Finno home­red, sin­gled and knocked in two RBI in the win, while De Kraaai (dou­ble, two RBI), Chilcott (sin­gle, RBI) and Syd­ney Bonewit (sin­gle, RBI) rounded out the Fil­lies of­fense.

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