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Mustangs rebound to down Tigers

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 17 April 2019 at 8:02 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Matt Saj gets tagged out on the foot while diving into secod base by Akron’s Jack Klodzinski during the Mustangs win over the Tigers this afternoon at Vets Park.

Getting back onto the winning track, Medina bested Akron 6-2 in a Niagara-Orleans League game at Vets Park this afternoon.

Rebounding from their first loss of the season (5-3 to Roy-Hart in 8 innings Tuesday), the Mustangs jumped out to an early 5-0 lead.

Chris Goyette went the distance on the mound for the Mustangs.

An RBI single by winning pitcher Chris Goyette and a double steal play gave Medina a quick 2-0 lead in the first inning. A single by Nate Sherman and a walk set up the opportunity.

The Mustangs quickly tacked on three more runs in the second inning on a two-run single by AJ Seefeldt and an error. A walk and a single by Brian Fry ignited that uprising.

Seefeldt had a big day at the plate as he also banged out a solo home run in the sixth inning and had a double in the fourth frame.

Goyette went the distance on the mound allowing 4 hits and striking out 8.

Akron’s only scoring came on a two-run double by Mitchell Holtz in the sixth inning.

Medina improves to 4-1 in the league and 9-1 overall while Akron slips to 2-2 in N-O competition.

Wilson 6, Roy-Hart 5
Trailing 5-3, Wilson scored three times in the sixth inning to hand defending champion Roy-Hart its first N-O loss.

A single by winning pitcher Ian Evans, an error and a double by Patrick Seeley accounted for the Lakemen’s decisive three runs in the sixth. A double by Tom Baia ignited the uprising which also included a single by Steve Frerichs.

On the mound, Evans scattered 10 hits and struck out 13.

Charlie Bruning, Gavyn Boyle, Noah Hardy and Tom Russo each had a pair of hits and an RBI for Roy-Hart.

Wilson is now 2-0 and Roy-Hart 2-1 in N-O competition.

Newfane 5, Barker 1

Garrett Srock went the distance on the mound with 14 strikeouts for Newfane in a 5-1 win over Barker.

Cade Littman had a two-run double and Matt DiTullio 2 hits for the Panthers.

Newfane is now 1-2 and Barker 0-4 in N-O action.