The 10u Cicero Rattlers team fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 20-7 loss to Morse 13u on Wednesday. The Rattlers put up a good fight but, ultimately, could not keep up.

Morse took the lead on a single in the first inning and racked up 5 runs in each of the first two innings. The Rattlers struck back in the 3rd, notching 5 runs of their own.

Unfortunately for the Rattlers, Morse racked up another 5 runs in each of the next two innings, while the Rattlers only brought in another 2.

The lineup for the Rattlers on this day:

Ryan Hooser
Max Balamut
Mason Vangel
Marc D’Amico
Hunter Woods
Adrian Muller
Dean Capece
Sullivan Woods
TJ Vulcano
Jonathan Verrault
Joey Falcone
Henry Paur

Max Balamut took the loss for the 10u Cicero Rattlers. Balamut allowed five runs in the first inning.

On offense for the Rattlers, Dean Capece went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead the team in hits. He drove in two runs, scored one run and stole 4 bases.

Rattlers Team MVP: Dean Capece for an exciting offensive performance.

Team quote for this game: “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”