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Newark Survives Late Rally to Pick Up Fifth Win

NEWARK, N.Y. – The Newark Pilots defeated the Geneva Red Wings 4-3 at Colburn Park on Tuesday night to improve to 5-15. The Geneva loss drops the Red Wings to 16-7.

After a 30 minute delay to start the game, the Pilots got on the scoreboard early.  They scored 3 in the third and 1 in the fourth.  The Red Wings threatened late with 1 in the sixth and 2 in the seventh, but the Pilots bullpen shut down the door.  Henry Martinez (Cypress CC) picked up his first win, Slater O’Brien (St. Joseph’s) took the loss, and Kyle Griffen (Louisiana Tech) earned his first save.

Geneva tried getting on the board in the second when Dominic Toso (Bucknell) lined a two out double into right center field, but a strong relay throw from Over Torres (Yavapai CC) in right, to Graham Hackbarth (Pearl River CC) at second, Hackbarth fired a strike to home plate to prevent Trustin Riley (Tampa) from scoring.  Jonathan Parker (Jones County JC) slapped the tag on Riley to prevent the games first run.

The Pilots put 3 on the board in the bottom of the third, with a Torres 2-run double, and a Peter Battaglia (Niagara) run scoring infield single with one out in the inning to go up 3-0.  Newark’s newest Pilot, Hunter Wells (Tyler JC) added the games 4th run with a sacrifice fly to center field.

After a strikeout and a wild pitch to start the top of the sixth, Martinez allowed a one out single to Joseph Tassin (Bossier Parish CC) to put runners on the corners and one out.  Martinez got Riley to ground out to third, but the return throw from Hackbarth at second was not in time to get Riley at first, driving in the runner from third with a fielders choice.

Newark brought Jake Bernardo (Fordham) in to face Geneva in the seventh.  After back-to-back walks to start the inning, a sacrifice bunt moved the runners up to second and third.  With one out, Jake Evans (Alabama Southern CC) lined a ball into deep right center field off the top of the wall on a 3-0 count to cut the lead to 4-3.  Bernardo was pulled for Eddie Fournier (Cypress CC) after the double.  Mikey Arman (Kenyon) lined a 3-1 fastball off Fournier into left, but a great relay throw from John Balliet (Orange Coast CC) nailed Evans at the plate to prevent the tying fun from coming across.

The Red Wings would not get closer to scoring again, as Fournier got them to go 1-2-3 in the eighth, and Griffen did the same in the ninth.

Martinez goes 6 strong innings, 5 hits, 1 earned run, 2 walks, and 7 strikeouts.  Fournier goes 1.2 innings out of the pen with a hit, walk, and strikeout for the hold, Griffen picked up the save with a scoreless ninth.  Wells went 2-3 in his summer debut, with a walk, a single, a sac fly, a run scored, and a run driven in.  Mark McKenna (Canisius) was 2-4 for the Pilots.

O’Brien took the loss, going 5 innings, 4 hits, 4 earned runs, and 8 walks.  Devon King (Post) went 3 scoreless innings in relief, just 1 hit, 2 walks, and a strikeout.  Evans went 2-3 with a walk, 2 strikeouts, and the 2-run double and Arman went 2-4 for the Red Wings.

The Pilots will play a double header with Mohawk Valley at Colburn Park tomorrow night.



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