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LATE RUN PACES INDIANS OVER WILDCATS

STRUTHERS, OH- Monday’s game against Girard was a heartbreaker for the Struthers Wildcats, as they lost the lead late in an 8-2 defeat. The game was tied at two with Girard batting in the top of the fifth when Anthony Cortese singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs and locking the win for the Indians.

The Struthers Wildcats struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Girard, giving up eight runs.

Girard got things moving in the first inning. Braydon Freeland drove in one when he singled.  Girard scored four runs in the sixth inning. FreelandDevin Dutton, and Aidan Warga all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.

Nick DeGregory led the Girard to victory on the mound. He allowed three hits and two runs over five innings, striking out seven. Matt Miles threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Anthony Monaco took the loss for Struthers.  He went four innings, allowing four runs on four hits and striking out five.

Billy Opritza led Struthers with two hits in three at-bats.  Freeland went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Girard in hits.

 

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