Lyndonville posts win over Medina in Midget ‘A’ League contest
Albion edges past Roy-Hart
Making the most of half a dozen hits, Lyndonville bested visiting Medina 5-1 this evening in a Lockport Midget ‘A’ League game.
Five of the six hits figured in plating the five runs as Lyndonville improves to 3-1 on the season.
Trailing 1-0, Lyndonville rallied into the lead for good by scoring twice in the third inning on an RBI double by Chris Scroger and a run producing sacrifice fly by Trevor Bentley. A one out triple by Eric Neace ignited that rally.
Lyndonville quickly upped its advantage to 5-1 by tacking on three runs in the fourth frame on a two-run single by Eddie Schildt and an RBI single by Brandon Schoolcraft. An error and a double by Ty Hrovat triggered that uprising.
Hrovat also turned in the defensive play of the game when he snagged a low line drive at shortstop and flipped to second baseman AJ Buckland to turn a double play in the sixth inning.
Jacob Hoffee did the rest on the mound for Lyndonville hurling a 2 hitter with 6 strikeouts.
Matt Riemer likewise went the distance on the mound for Medina giving up 6 hits and striking to 6.
Medina, which is now 1-1, did grab a 1-0 lead in the second inning on a bases loaded walk. A walk, an error and a single by Doug Bachman set up that opportunity.
Medina’s only other hit was a double by Quentin Adkins to leadoff the sixth inning.
Lyndonville next travels to Lockport and Medina visits Roy-Hart at 6 p.m. on July 7.
Albion 9, Roy-Hart 8
Albion regained the .500 mark at 2-2 by edging past Roy-Hart 9-8 at Gasport.
Albion built up as much as a 9-2 lead after scoring three times in the first, second and fifth innings.
Randy Eblacker had a two-run double in the second as hits by Dominic DiCureia and Brady Meakin set up the threat. Two walks and a pair of errors then keyed the fifth inning uprising.
DiCureia and Meakin both finished with 2 hits. They also teamed up with Eblacker to turn a double play in the fourth frame to stop a Roy-Hart rally.
Austin Loyd went the distance on the mound for Albion registering 8 strikeouts.
Roy-Hart did rally for five runs in the sixth inning to make the finish exciting as CJ Fitch had a three-run triple and John O’Brien and Austin Heschke singles.
Fitch and O’Brien both finished with 2 hits. Fitch also had a two-run single in the fourth to get Roy-Hart on the scoreboard.
The loss drops Roy-Hart to 2-3.