Nationals open Can-Am Tourney with 2 wins

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 9 June 2018 at 6:42 pm

The Niagara Nationals defeated the Tri City Giants from Kitchener, Ontario 8-0 and the Tecumseh Thunder from Lake St. Claire, Ontario 1-0 today to open the Can-Am Tournament at Gasport.

In the opener against the Giants, Chris Goyette pitched a complete game allowing only 3 hits with 12 strikeouts.

At the plate, Dave Belsito had 3 hits and 5 RBIs, Nate Sherman 2 hits, including a triple and Trevor Luthart 2 hits.

The Nationals scored the lone run against the Thunder on a passed ball in the seventh inning.

Joe Dell’oso pitched 6 innings allowing 5 hits with 8 strikeouts while at the plate Belsito had a pair of hits.