The 11- and 12-year-old M.O.T. Major Baseball all-stars battled until the last at-bat, but dropped a tournament-ending 8-5 decision to Millsboro Wednesday night.


   The 11- and 12-year-old M.O.T. Major Baseball all-stars battled until the last at-bat, but dropped a tournament-ending 8-5 decision to Millsboro Wednesday night. at Newark National Little League. Thus, a run of three straight state championships ended.

   M.O.T. trailed 8-1 heading into its last at-bat, and scored four runs to make the game suspenseful. The game ended with the bases loaded, and the rally was thwarted by the Sussex County opposition.

   Chase Corbitt had a double in the game, and Chandler Fitzgerald added a single. Starting pitcher Matt Andrus went four innings.

   Joey Meyers and Julian Kurych hit home runs in M.O.T.’s 8-7 loss to Brandywine that took eight innings.

   M.O.T. opened with a 14-4 win over Millsboro July 26. Winning pitcher Corbitt went three innings and Kurych closed the mercy rule-shortened contest. M.O.T. scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to take over.

   Kyle Tomlin went 2-for-4 and led off the game with a home run. Kurych went 4-for-4 with three home runs and a double. Meyers went 2-for-4 with a double, and Corbitt went 2-for-4 with two doubles. Kevin Banning went 2-for-2 with a double, and Matt Moran went 2-for-3.