Scottsdale scored in four of its first five “ups” to build a 6-2 lead and held off a late charge by Mesa to win, 7-5.
Trey Lipscomb was the sole National to appear in the game. He played shortstop and registered six assists, including a 6-B-3 double play. At the plate, he was 1-for-4 with a stolen base and two strikeouts.
The Scorpions (8-5-1) host the Saguaros (8-5-1) tonight in a matchup of the two teams currently in second place in the AFL.