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Record breaking Heat batter Cavs
Perth shatter single game runs record
12/31/2017 3:11 AM ET

The Perth Heat and Canberra Cavalry saw out 2017 with a wild ballgame, as the Heat claimed a record 32-10 win to notch up a series win.

The Heat now hold the record for most runs scored in a single ballgame, eclipsing the 23 runs scored by the Adelaide Bite on October 31, 2014.

Heavy scoring in the early innings broke the game open, with the Heat piling on 17 runs in the first two frames to put the result beyond doubt.

Cavalry pitcher and French international Jonathan Mottay only lasted one inning in his ABL debut, as the Heat hitters showed no mercy.

Australian U18 World Cup representative Jess Williams capped off the first inning with a bases clearing double, while his fellow Milwaukee Brewers signee Alex Hall finished with two hits and three RBI.

Every single Perth hitter claimed a hit, a run and an RBI each, with Rays prospect Jake Fraley leading the line, finishing with a home run, a double and seven RBI.

The Cavalry offence is no stranger to scoring runs, and after a lean start they began to get hot in the middle innings.

Buddy Reed, Kyle Perkins and the league's leading hitter Jay Baum all nailed home runs as the Cavs manfully fought all game.

Jake Fraley's three run blast gave the Heat the new record for most runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, as they remain well in contention for the Claxton Shield with four rounds to play.

The Perth Heat travel to Adelaide to take on the Bite in Round 7, as the Canberra Cavalry make their way to Melbourne for a pivotal series with the Aces.

This story was not subject to the approval of the Australian Baseball League or its clubs.