Sullivan Menard, a sophomore at Colony High School, had been on Birch Ridge Golf Course for over two hours Tuesday when he found himself eight strokes down to leader Max Escobedo entering the back nine.
The sun was high in the sky.
The Oilers won the first game 4-2 before falling 2-1 in the second game.
Peninsula is now 14-13 in the ABL, good for second place but 2.5 games behind the league-leading Mat-Su Miners. The Bucs are 15-15.
The Gold team defeated the Blue team 6-5 in the Alaska Baseball League All-Star Game on Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage, with several players from the Peninsula Oilers playing a big role in the game.