Lucas, Dylan, and Nate Homer Back-to-Back-to-Back to Complete Shady Characters’ Incredible 12-11 Walkoff Win Over Guac Boys

3 Oct

Shady Characters celebrate at the plate after Nate’s walkoff homer ended a dramatic 12-11 comeback win

Shady Characters went back-and-forth with the Guac Boys for six innings and walked off with one of the most epic wins in recent memory. Trailing 11-7 heading into the bottom of the sixth, Shady Characters stormed from behind as Lucas hit a three-run homer to cut the score to 11-10, Dylan hit a solo homer to tie the game, and Nate completed back-to-back-to-back homers with a walkoff solo homer to win the game. Dylan, Nate, and Lucas each homered twice, and Shady Characters picked up yet another dramatic win, extending their lead atop the league standings.

Tom started for Shady Characters, and after retiring Alec to start the game, he allowed a one-out triple to Brum. Jude followed with an RBI single, and the Guac Boys led 1-0. Tom then struck out Jan, ending the inning.

Shady Characters bounced back in the bottom of the first. Alec, Guac Boys’ starter, retired Dylan to start the inning before allowing consecutive singles to Nate and Tom. Jason then hit an RBI triple, clearing the bases, and Shady Characters had taken a 2-1 lead. Lucas followed with a two-run homer, which made the score 4-1. Dylan followed with a solo shot, and the back-to-back jacks put Shady Characters in front 5-1. Alec then retired Nate to end the inning, and the Guac Boys trailed by four runs.

Lucas’s three-run homer sparked Shady Characters remarkable bottom of the sixth comeback win, and he also hit a two-run homer in the first inning

Tom retired Tone to start the top of the second. Alec hit a one-out single, and he scored from first when Brum followed with a single. Tom retired Jude to end the inning, and the score was 5-2.

Tom led off the bottom of the second with a solo homer, making the score 6-2. Alec then retired Jason and Lucas to end the inning.

Tone singled with one out in the top of the third, and Alec followed with a two-run homer, narrowing the Shady Characters lead to 6-4. Tom then retired Brum to end the inning.

Alec retired Dylan to start the bottom of the third, and the next batter, Nate, hit a solo shot to right, putting Shady Characters ahead 7-4. Alec then retired Tom for the second out of the inning.

Tom rolled through the top of the fourth, sending Jude and Jan down in order.

Alec matched him in the bottom of the fourth, retiring Jason and Lucas consecutively.

The Guac Boys rallied in the top of the fifth, reclaiming the lead. Tone doubled to start the inning, and he moved to third when Alec followed with a single. Brum hit an RBI single, scoring both runners, and the Guac Boys trailed 7-6. Jude singled to put runners on the corners, and when Jan grounded out for the first out of the inning, Brum scored from third, tying the game at 7-7. Tone then singled, scoring Jude, and the Guac Boys had pulled ahead 8-7. Tom retired Alec for the second out of the inning, but the Guac Boys had a one run lead.

Alec once again cruised in the bottom of the fifth, retiring Dylan and Nate in order.

The Guac Boys would extend their lead with a few insurance runs in the top of the sixth. Brum doubled, and Jude followed with a two-run homer, making the score 10-7. Jan then homered, and the back-to-back homers put the Guac Boys in front 11-7. Tone followed with a single, but when Alec flew out to the mound, Tone was doubled up, ending the inning.

Shady Characters trailed by four heading into the bottom of the seventh. Tom led off the inning with a single, and he moved to second when Jason followed with a single. Lucas cleared the bases with a three-run blast, cutting the Guac Boys lead to 11-10. Dylan followed with a solo homer, tying the game at 11-11. No stranger to late game heroics in 2023, Nate came to the plate and hit a monster walkoff homer to right-center, and Shady Characters had hit three consecutive home runs to win the game 12-11.

Dylan returned to the wiffle diamond in week 8 and went 2-for-5 with two solo homers, one of which came during Shady Characters’ three consecutive homers in the bottom of the sixth

The win moved Shady Characters to 12-3, and the loss dropped the Guac Boys to 7-8.

W: Tom (8-0)
L: Alec (4-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Tom pitched the complete game win for Shady Characters, allowing eleven runs on fifteen hits and striking out one.
– Alec took the loss for the Guac Boys in a complete game effort, giving up twelve runs on twelve hits in five innings.
– Nate and Tom each had three hits for Shady Characters. Nate went 3-for-5 with a single, two home runs, three runs scored, and two RBI. Tom went 3-for-5 with two singles, a homer, three runs scored, and an RBI.
– Dylan and Lucas also went deep twice for Shady Characters. Dylan was 2-for-5 with two home runs and two RBI, and Lucas was 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI.
– Brum led Guac Boys in the loss, going 4-for-5 with two singles, a double, a triple, three runs scored, and three RBI.
– Nate’s walkoff homer was the first of his wiffle career, and the third time this season Shady Characters has won via a walkoff homer (the other two were hit by Tom).

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