Asher scored once more in the bottom of the fifth. Ryan Pybas doubled off the left field wall and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Dubler to account for the final 5-2 score. After the fifth, Asher never managed another base runner. Treat singlehandedly got the last six outs of the game. He struck out four, and two balls were hit back to him that he threw to first for the other two outs.
Fortner went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs to pace the Byng offense. Capps, Nemecek, Andrew Daniel and Zeke Lumley all were 1-for-3 for Byng.
For Asher, Johnson finished 2-for-3 in the game and 8-for-11 for the tournament. Dubler was 1-for-2 with an RBI, and Andrews went 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.
2013 Latta Invitational
Byng 5, Asher 2
BYNG 200 030 0 — 5 7 0
ASHER 010 010 0 — 2 6 2
Shawn Treat and Joe Nemecek. Tanner Andrews, George Merchain (6) and Phillip Leon. WP-Treat. LP-Andrews. HR-Braden Fortner (B). Andrews (A). 2B-Ryan Pybas (A). HL-Hunter Capps 1-3, RS; Fortner 2-4, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Joe Nemecek 1-3, RS; Andre Davis 1-4, RBI; Andrew Daniel 1-3; Zeek Lumley 1-3 (B). Caleb Dubler 1-2, RBI; Tim Johnson 2-3; Andrews 1-3, RS, RBI; Pybas 1-3, RS; Merchain 1-3 (A).