The East Cobb Indians defeated DBAT Mustangs by a score of 9-5 here on day three of the PG-EC Invitational.
The E.C. Indians were led offensively by a number of players, stacking up 10 hits as a team. Leo Benjamin (2011, Tate, Cantonment, FL), a broad shouldered man-child standing at 6'2" 225 lbs, led the surge with a pair of doubles and three RBI. Robert Winston (2012, Sandy Creek, Tyrone,GA) was a menace for the Mustangs to handle, scoring three runs, driving in a run, on a day in which he went 2-3 with a double. Hunter Cochran (2011, Young Harris College, Atlanta,GA), a solid outfielder with speed and raw power at plate, tallied a couple of hits to go alongside two runs scored.
In addition, East Cobb LHP Parker Acuff (2012, Etowah, Woodstock,GA), an Andrew College signee, maintained a consistent velocity, hanging between 78-81 and hitting 82 MPH. In relief, Austin Meyer (2011, Florence-Darlington Technical College, Bethlehem, GA) came in and threw downhill with an array of pitches, touching 85 MPH.
For the Mustangs, Cris Armstrong (2012, Burleson HS, Burleson, TX) sat between 79-82 MPH, touching 84 MPH. Derrick Valenzuela (2012, Dumas, Dumas,TX) amped his fastball up to 86 MPH, while hovering between 83-85. Quintin Rohrbaugh (2013, Bowie HS, Grand Praire,TX) added two hits and two RBI for the 'Stangs.