STRUTHERS, OH- The Whiting Roll-Offs have really developed a taste for the dramatic finishes as of late, and on July 5th, they served up their own grand finale with a comeback win over rival Avalanche 6-5.
Tyler Kamerer delivered a 2-3 game on offense that included an RBI to lead Whiting at the plate. Dante Micaletti, Josh Pallerino, and Mitch Lang all drove in runners as well. Micaletti and Jackson Gruber snuck a bag on the basepaths as well.
Eddie Lutton was credited for the victory going 3 innings and giving up 2 runs (1 earned) while striking out a pair and walking 3. Pallerino started the contest and went 4 frames giving up 3 runs while striking down a trio as well.
For the Avs, Tim West inherits the loss in the last inning giving up a pair of runs, neither of which were earned. Jake Mattocks shouldered the load on the mound with 4 innings pitched, and striking out 3 while giving up 4 (2 earned.)
Offensively, Mattocks, DJ Donatelli, and Lucas Cummings drove in runs for Avalanche. Julian Trott was 1-3 with a walk and stole a pair of bags.