Greene rallies three times to force tie

Evening Sun Report


Greene 8, Sus Valley 8 (8 innings)

GREENE – Greene rallied three times against Sus Valley, and ended in a tie with its STAC opponent as the game was called due to darkness.

“This one felt like a win,” said Greene coach Dave Gorton. “We came back time after time and showed a lot of guts.”

Trailing the Sabers 4-1, Greene plated five in the fifth to take the lead. Dan Carlin stroked a two-run double, while Braeden Williams and Brendan Kinne added RBI singles.

After SV moved in front in the seventh, 7-6, Brian Day had a two-out RBI single to tie the game. Sus Valley again took the lead in the eighth, but Nic Puglisi delivered a timely two-out single to right field scoring Scott Gorton to deadlock the game.

“They made us hit the ball and score our runs,” Gorton said. “We had to earn everything.”

Gorton and Williams had three-hit days, and Carlin added two hits and two ribbies. Greene (1-1-1) hosts Oxford Tuesday.

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Nic Puglisi, Brendan Kinne (4), Scott Gorton (7) and Brian Day, Dan Carlin (4), Brian Day (7). Josh Figura, Steve Hassig (4), Mike Moriarty (5), Ronnie Graham (7) and James McKeage, Jordan Clifford (4), McKeage (7). Doubles: (SV) McKeage, (G) S. Gorton 2, N. Whittaker, D. Carlin.

Afton 9, Edmeston 8 (8 innings)

AFTON – Afton rallied from a 6-0 deficit in the first inning to improve to 4-0 on the season in an extra-innings victory over Edmeston Thursday.

The Crimson Knights scored five runs in the last of the seventh to tie the game at 8-8. Corey Mohrein had a two-run double, and Victor Coronado’s bases-clearing triple knotted the game up.

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