Strong showings from both Sunraysia and Twins were admirable, however they each couldn't keep their opponents down in particular innings, and therefore see themselves stranded at the bottom of the table to end Day 2.
Catch up on the action here:
Brisbane Metro 19, Sunraysia Giants 5 I Box Score
Early Lead For Brisbane Metro Seals Fate For Sunraysia Giants
Sunraysia Giants watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 19-5 loss to Brisbane Metro on Sunday. Brisbane Metro scored on a single by Caylan Van Hilst, a walk by Dante Holdsworth, a triple by Damon Orr, and a single by Billy Richters in the first inning.
The Sunraysia Giants struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Brisbane Metro, giving up 19 runs.
Brisbane Metro fired up the offense in the first inning. Van Hilst drove in two when he singled.
Sunraysia Giants tallied three runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught by Sunraysia Giants was led by Ronan Scott and Cody Morrish, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Zac Merson was on the pitcher's mound for Brisbane Metro. They surrendered zero runs on two hits over two innings, striking out two and walking one.
Lindsay Barbary started the game for Sunraysia Giants. They went one and one-third innings, allowing ten runs on seven hits. Bailey Edgar and Morrish entered the game from the bullpen, throwing two and two-thirds innings and one inning respectively.
Sunraysia Giants saw the ball well today, racking up seven hits in the game. Coby Mitchell and Morrish each collected multiple hits for Sunraysia Giants. Morrish and Mitchell each collected two hits to lead Sunraysia Giants.
Brisbane Metro racked up 15 hits on the day. John Lemm, Richters, and Van Hilst all had multiple hits for Brisbane Metro.
Adelaide Titans 13, Twins 6 I Box Score
Twins Drops Game To Adelaide Titans After Late Score
Twins stayed in it until the end, but Adelaide Titans pulled away late in a 13-6 victory on Monday. The game was tied at six with Adelaide Titans batting in the top of the seventh when singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Despite the loss, Twins did collect eight hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Adelaide Titans had 12 hits on the way to victory.
Twins fired up the offense in the first inning, when Kody Dertell drew a walk, scoring one run.
After Adelaide Titans scored one run in the top of the second, Twins answered with one of their own. Adelaide Titans scored when Boyd Worden drew a walk, scoring one run. Twins then answered when Keenan Spence doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Ethan Badcock toed the rubber for Adelaide Titans. They went two innings, allowing four runs on four hits, striking out four and walking one.
Bailey Marcola led things off on the pitcher's mound for Twins. They allowed one hit and one run over two and a third innings. Jaycob Pascuzzi, Connor Schibeci, Tim Liersch, and McLeod Sell each entered the game as relief, throwing two and two-thirds innings, one inning, two-thirds of an inning, and one-third of an inning respectively.
Twins totaled eight hits. Spence and Sell each had multiple hits for Twins. Sell and Spenceeach collected two hits to lead Twins.
Adelaide Titans tallied 12 hits in the game. Worden, Riley Yeatman, Carter Powell, and Przibilla all managed multiple hits for Adelaide Titans. Powell led Adelaide Titans with four stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with seven stolen bases.