please help. i’m trying to gather some information before i reach out to the district regarding a playoff game (local league is ignoring me). my position is that the league official was incorrect in counting the run and i can’t find the rule that gives the league official the authority to restart a game that ended. sorry its long.
Top of the 6th, Team A was up by one run with the bases loaded against us
Hitter grounds to 2nd base and 2nd baseman tags the runner going from 1st to 2nd
The ump did not see the tag
The kid tagged out walks off the field
Ump calls him out for walking out of the baseline and off the field
Runner from 3rd to home does not score because of the 3rd out
Ump calls the game, Team A win
Both teams line up, shake hands and the boys run off to the snack shack
However, after some time passes, a league official inserts himself (without protest or request for his assistance from either coaches, families or umpire) and overrules the umpire and cause a game that ended correctly to restart and altered the final result of the game.
League official said that the tying run should have scored. Brings the ump back from the street and meets with both Coaches
This league official says the run counts, 3 outs, tie ball game and the Team A have to play the bottom of the 6th
Team A doesn’t score any in the bottom of the 6th. Team B scores runs in the top of the 7th and we don’t score any in the bottom of the 7th so other team wins the game