Nationals tune up for big tourney with win
Tuning up for a national tournament, the Niagara Nationals downed the Academy Stars 8-2 this evening in a Boys of Summer League game.
Chris Goyette earned the win on the mound scattering 5 hits and striking out 6.
Joe Dell’oso, Liam Ward, Aiden Johnston and Sam Murphy each banged out 2 hits to lead the Nationals at the plate.
The Nationals took the lead for good by scoring 3 times in the third inning on hits by Murphy, Dell’oso, Ward and Johnston.
A double by Dell’oso later keyed a 2 run fifth inning as did a double by Carson Harper in the sixth.
The Nationals next begin play in the Gatorade Nationals at Grand Rapids, Michigan on Thursday.