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Crabs conquer Titans at Dave Mackie Park

The Whidbey Crabs baseball team christened its home field Saturday at Dave Mackie Park with a pair of 10-run wins. Whidbey swept the Mountlake Terrace Titans 15-4 and 12-2.

The Crabs took game one on the pitching and hitting of Ricky Muzzy and Charlie Patterson. Muzzy and Patterson had three hits each with Muzzy knocking two home runs over left field.  The final homer was a walk-off grand slam ending the game in six innings. Peter Jacobs contributed two hits.

In the final game, the locals pecked away with runs in the first, second and third innings. Whidbey held a 3-1 lead until Mo Hamsa blew the game open with a line drive over the left field fence. Trent Fallon, Hamsa and Muzzy picked up two hits each. The pitching was a shared effort from Trent Piehler, Will Simms and Jacobs.

The Whidbey Crabs’ season record now stands at 30-3. Whidbey hosts the Maltby Legend on Saturday at the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation field for the final games of the season.

 

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