CENTRAL POINT — Crater put together 12 hits and remained undefeated in American Legion A baseball Tuesday with a 9-7 victory over Phoenix in Area 4 play at Anhorn Field.
Crater led 6-1 after three innings but Phoenix chipped away at its deficit, pulling within 7-5 in the top of the fourth inning.
Hayden Glatte’s two-run single in the fifth provided the Comets with the cushion they needed.
Ike Gilliland was 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI for Crater (7-0), while Glatte was 2-for-4 with a run to go with his two RBIs and Jojo Johnson was 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Phoenix 100 220 2 — 7 8 4
Crater 402 120 x — 9 12 4
Martinez, Stella (6) and Merriman; Carter, Glatte (6) and Lacey. W — Carter (1-0). L — Martinez. 2B — P: Humble; C: Scott, Hibbard.