Indians, Pirates post youth diamond wins

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 6 May 2018 at 10:29 am

Indians 2, Somerset Yankees 1

The  Indians won 2-1 with a strong combined pitching effort by  Luke Duffina 3 innings 6 strikeouts, Lex Gray 2 innings with 3 strikeouts and Aidan Papaj 1 inning with 3 strikeouts.

Jacob Duffina had 2 singles 1 RBI and a scored run. Aidan Papaj had 2 singles and a RBI. Zach Graham reached base and scored the game winning run. Others reaching base for the Indians were Clayton Wagner, Jackson McGrath and Lukin Szatkowski.

Pirates 8, Braves 3
The Pirates scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning to defeat the Somerset Braves.

TJ Champney lead the team with three hits.  Timmy Vasquez, Lathan McEwen-Miller and Max Pilon all had two hits a piece.  Sawyer Lilleby, Aleks Seefeldt, Devin Fuller and Gavin Hughes all added one hit.  Seefeldt’s lone hit was a two run homer that put the Pirates on top to stay.

Shane Fearby, Vasquez and Seefeldt combined for 15 strikeouts.