GENEVA — Geneva held on to win its Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game over the Newark Pilots at home on Sunday afternoon. The Red Wings won 4-3 in front of a crowd of nearly 400 people.
Contributing decisive pitching performances for the Red Wings were Jameson Moran (5 IP, 1 ER, 2 strikeouts) and Brett Super (2 IP, 2 strikeouts).
Putting together solid at bats for the home team were Jack Harris and Trustin Riley, each recording RBI’s in a game that the Red Wings re-took the lead twice, including a score in the bottom of the seventh to help secure victory.
Newark had offensive production in the game from Parker Tadlock (RBI) and Matt Certfolio (home run). Certfolio’s home run in the seventh inning tied the game at 3-3 until Nick LaBrasca scored for the Wings in the bottom half of the inning.
The Pilots (13-23) play Jamestown at 7:05 p.m. today in Newark and the Red Wings (19-21) will face Glens Falls at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday in Geneva.
Geneva started off strong in its game at home against Adirondack. The Red Wings defeated the Trailblazers 11-5 at McDonough Park thanks in large part to the team’s explosive offense.
The Red Wings scored two runs in the in the first two innings however, the team quickly fell behind 4-2. In the seventh inning the team put together eight runs to retake the lead.
For the Wings, Sean Lubreski was competitive on the mound as he went six innings, struck out two batters, and allowed four runs on seven hits. Coming in relief of Lubreski was Steve Larson (2 IP, 3 strikeouts, 1 run, 2 hits).
Leading the way at the plate for the Wings were Nick LaBrasca (2-run triple, home run, 4 RBI), Austin Jackson (2 RBI), and Jack Harris (home run).