Sep 18, 2009 | Dan Thompson | 195 views
Juniors Split At Baseball Heaven
Long Island, NY - After practicing again at Stony Brook University in the morning, the Junior Terriers won one and lost one Saturday evening at the Blue Chip Prospects tournament. In game one, the Juniors pounded out 12 hits en route to a convincing 13-4 win over the Diamond Jacks.
Barinder Rakkar , Pat Coughlin and Paul Howarth led the Terrier offence with 2 hits a piece. Howarth had three RBI's while Rakkar had two.
First basemen Bruce Yari and catcher Adam Hoover also had two RBI's while Michael Morley, Aaron Loder and Coughlin added the others.
After taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning, the Terriers tacked on four more in the second, three in the third and five in the fifth.
Travis Laiter had the start, going three innings, striking out four Diamond Jack batters. Turner Speers came in to get the final six outs.
In the second game, the Terriers lost 4-1 to the Santana Renegades. Morley started the game and pitched five strong innings, giving up three runs on just four hits, striking out seven. Mark Willush pitched the sixth inning and held the Renegades to just one run.
On the offensive side Loder, Barinder Rakkar, Landon Mclaren and Zach Choy had singles with Rakkar getting his thrid RBI of the day.
The Juniors play again Sunday afternoon at 12:45 before making the long trek home.