Stoga Grabs Lead In Eighth Inning To Defeat Downingtown East
Conestoga Pioneers Varsity stole the lead late and defeated Downingtown East 11-10 on Thursday. The game was tied at ten with Conestoga Pioneers Varsity batting in the top of the eighth when Luke Czepiel doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Conestoga Pioneers Varsity built a five-run lead in the first inning and then held off Downingtown East’s charge. Downingtown East scored ten runs in the failed comeback on a single by Mike Rodriguez in the first, a single by Austin Taylor in the second, a double by Tommy Hammett in the second, a double by Albert Choi in the second, a error in the third, a double by Connor Munnelly in the fourth, a single by Joe Janick in the fourth, a error in the fifth, and a double by Zack Burton in the fifth.
Cam Marcus got the start for Conestoga Pioneers Varsity. He lasted three innings, allowing eight hits and six runs while striking out two and walking zero. Owen Margolis and Brooks Rush (pictured) each entered the game in relief. Rush pitched 3 innings with 3 strike outs while allowing zero earned runs and zero runs to earn the win.
Conestoga Pioneers Varsity racked up ten hits. Jared DeLuccia, Owen Margolis, and Luke Borger each had multiple hits for Conestoga Pioneers Varsity.
SP C Marcus 3IP, 2K, 8H, 0BB, 4 ER, 6 runs
RP Margolis 2IP, 0K, 4H, 2BB, 2 ER, 4 runs
RP Rush 3IP, 3K, 1H, 2BB, 0 ER, 0 runs (win)
DeLuccia 3 for 4, 3 1B, 3RBI
Borger 2 for 4, 2 1B, 3 runs
Margolis 2 for 4, 2 1B, BB, 2 runs
J Marcus 1 for 4, 1B, 2BB, 3 RBI, 1 run
Buck 1 for 4, 1B, BB, 2 RBI, 1 run
Czepiel 1 for 2, 2B, 2 BB, 1 RBI, 2 runs