Indians, Pirates post youth diamond wins
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.