One more question from earlier in our season. Runner on 1st attempting to steal 2nd. Our catcher pops up and makes a great throw, which goes right over the base chest high, but no one covered and it sailed into CF. Advancing runner takes 3rd as a result. Catcher says SS was supposed to cover. Everyone on the team agrees that on that particular play it was the SS responsibility. (I never heard the SS take on it).
I feel bad giving the E2 on a well-thrown ball. But I know that mental errors or failure to cover mistakes are not given errors. Our official scorekeeper ended up recording it as an advance on a PB - not because he thought it was a PB, but because he didn't want to ding the catcher with an error he felt he didn't deserve.
What is the right way to score this?