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Mustangs, Rams contest is halted by snow and rain

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 22 April 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – With a steady burst of pebbly snow pelting down turning the Vets Park turf from green to white this afternoon, Roy-Hart’s Andy Xapsos delivers a pitch during the game against Medina which was halted by the weather in the third inning.

A combination of snow pellets, sleet and rain caused this afternoon’s Roy-Hart at Medina Niagara-Orleans league baseball game at Vets Park to be halted in the third inning with the Mustangs leading 7-1.

Roy-Hart had grabbed a 1-0 lead in the top of the first as Ben Maynard singled and came home on a triple by Al Xapsos.

However, Medina answered right back with a big seven run scoring burst highlighted by two-run singles by both Kyle Herman and Brennan Zinkievich. An error, a bunt single by Jason Hellwig and a hit batter loaded the bases to set up the threat.

It remained 7-1 going into the third inning when the snow pellets changed to a steady rain causing the game to be stopped.