The Princeton Fastpitch Church League games were exciting to the end Friday night at Westside Park.
The nightcap saw Malden Methodist and St. Matthews saw a total of 16 runs scored in the seventh inning.
Malden scored seven runs in the top of the seventh to open up a 12-4 lead. St. Matthews answered with nine runs, scoring the game-winning run on a sac fly by Cody Jessen with the bases loaded to plate Chris Waca and send everyone from St. Matts home happy.
In the opener, United Methodist jumped to a 11-0 lead over Princeton Bible Church, but had to hold on for a 16-12 win as Bible bounced back strong.
Church bulletin: After two weeks of play, St. Matthews rests atop the league at 3-0. Malden stands 2-1 followed by Methodist at 2-2, and Princeton Bible and Bunker Hill at 0-2. ... The June 21 Bible/Bunker Hill game was suspended due to lightning after three innings and will be completed Tuesday, July 5 after Game 1. ... The next round of games will be Friday, July 1 with St. Matthews vs. Bible at 6:30 p.m. and Malden vs. Bunker Hill at 8 p.m.
Church League standings
1. St. Matthews 3-0
2. Malden Methodist 2-1
3. United Methodist 2-2
4. (tie) Princeton Bible Church 0-2
Bunker Hill 0-2