Mustangs roll in diamond tuneup contest

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 18 May 2021 at 8:22 pm

Tuning up for Thursday’s Niagara-Orleans League opener, Medina blanked host Livonia 10-0 this afternoon in a season opening non league baseball game.

Zach Fike and Xander Payne combined to hurl a no hitter in the five inning run rule contest. Fike struck our 3 in two and one-third innings of work and Payne fanned five in two and two-thirds innings.

Medina jumped out to a quick 3-0 first inning lead on RBI hits by Fike, Payne and Cecchini

The Mustangs then broke the contest open with a big seven run second inning highlighted by a two-run double by Austin Mosher.

Fike finished with a total of three hits as Cecchini and Alex Doval each had two.

Medina will open defense of its N-O title by hosting Barker at 4:45 p.m. Thursday at Vets Park.