Montañeses de Utuado took the lead in the eighth inning, and Titanes de Florida was unable to muster a comeback, losing 10-7 on Sunday at Rafael Marrero.
Ronaldo Camachoracked up four RBIs on three hits for Titanes de Florida. He homered in the third inning and singled in the sixth and eighth innings. Montañeses de Utuado'sLuis Cortés,Omar FigueroaandHasani Torrescombined for seven hits and five RBIs. The top of the first saw Montañeses de Utuado take an early lead, 1-0.
Titanes de Florida pushed across three runs in both the third inning and the sixth. In the third, Titanes de Florida scored on a three-run home run by Camacho, scoring David Encarnacion and Cristóbal Rodríguez.
Montañeses de Utuado matched its one-run fourth inning with one more in the ninth. In the fourth, Montañeses de Utuado scored on an RBI single by Carlos Correa, scoring Torres.
The game was never in doubt after the eighth, as Montañeses de Utuado scored four runs on an error, a passed ball, and an RBI single by Cortés.
A one-run ninth inning helped bring Titanes de Florida within two. A solo home run by Carlos Dávila set off Titanes de Florida rally. Montañeses de Utuado's Malcom Díaz induced a Camacho ground out to close things out.