Jacob Dennis was 3-for-3 for the 17U Athletics on Sunday in a loss to wrap up play in the Freedom Firecracker Challenge.
Ryan Jurden’s RBI double, scoring Cameron Johnson highlighted a three-run first inning for the A’s. Tanner Marmie allowed four hits and no earned runs and struck out two in five innings.
On Saturday, Dennis did it all in a 1-0 shutout of the Cincinnati Astros.
Dennis struck out eight and allowed two hits in eight innings. His bunt single also led off the bottom of the eighth, and Zach Vanderink later singled home pinch-runner Ethan Brechbill with the winning run.