BESSEMER, PA- Mohawk ran off with the lead late in the game in a 3-2 victory over Laurel on Thursday. The game was tied at two with the Warriors batting in the bottom of the sixth when Bobby Fadden was hit by a pitch, driving in a run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Mohawk pitchers struck out 11, while Laurel pitchers sat down five.
Laurel got things started in the second inning. Laurel scored two runs when Hunter Kobialka singled.
The Warriors knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the fourth inning, when Mason Hopper doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Ethan Hare got the win for Mohawk. Hare lasted four innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out six. Fadden threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Robert Kissick was on the hill for Laurel. The pitcher lasted five and a third innings, allowing one hit and three runs while striking out four. Tyler Shearer threw two-thirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Briar Crawford started the game for the Warriors. The bulldog went two innings, allowing two runs on one hit and striking out three
Hopper went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Mohawk in hits.