Play ball! Game gets underway for Medina in state semis

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 14 June 2019 at 1:57 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman: The Medina Mustangs baseball players and coaches stand for the national anthem before today’s state semifinal game in Binghamton against Schuylerville.

UPDATE 3:44 p.m.: Schuylerville wins, 6-3, over Medina to advance to the championship game.

UPDATE 3:38 p.m.: Medina down 6-3 after six innings.

UPDATE 3:33 p.m.: Chris Goyette on the mound for Medina in bottom of sixth with score tied at 3.

UPDATE 3:09 p.m.: Medina down 3-2 after 5 innings.

UPDATE 2:47 p.m.: Tied at 2 after 4 innings.

UPDATE 2:28 p.m.: 1-0 after three innings, Medina in the lead.

UPDATE 2:13 p.m.: Still 1-0 after two innings.

UPDATE 2:02 p.m.: Medina leading 1-0 after first inning. Brian Fry with leadoff triple.

BINGHAMTON –  Medina is the away team and bats first. Trevor Luthart is on the mound for Medina. He won 10 games so far this season with 96 strikeouts in 68 innings. (See video of him firing in a pitch during the first inning.)

The game was scheduled to start at 2, but was moved up to about 1:45.

Medina brings a school record 21-2 mark into the game while Schuylerville is 17-7.

Orleans Hub will post updates to game. Sports editor Mike Wertman and photographer Cheryl Wertman are at the game.

A contingent from Medina made the trip to Binghamton to cheer on the Mustangs.

Some young Medina fans are rooting for the team.

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