Garnet Valley Defeats Resilient Conestoga Varsity 12 to 11

Posted by Conestoga baseball on Mar 31 2019 at 06:54AM PDT

Despite a 4-run deficit in the fourth inning, Conestoga Pioneers Varsity almost came all the way back, eventually falling 12-11 to Garnet Valley on Saturday.

Both teams exchanged the lead back-and-forth in the game, but Garnet Valley eventually took the lead for good thanks to a single in the sixth inning.

Conestoga scored five runs in the fifth inning. The offensive firepower was led by Mauro HR, Anderson 3B, Moesler 2B, Merrill 2B, Wynn 1B, Durante 1B and Lexow with an RBI Sac Fly.

Alex Snyder took the loss for Conestoga Pioneers Varsity. He went three and a third innings, allowing two runs on two hits. Cam Marcus started the game for Conestoga. He allowed ten hits and ten runs over three and two-thirds innings, striking out three and walking one.

Conestoga launched two home runs on the day. Christian Moesler (pictured) had a homer in the second inning. Mauro put one out in the fifth inning.

Stoga tallied 14 hits on the day. Merrill, Jody Durante, Blaise Rantanen, Mauro, Eric Anderson, and Moesler each collected multiple hits for Conestoga Pioneers Varsity.

Christian Moesler 2 for 5, 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R
Will Mauro 2 for 3, 1 1B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R
Josh Merrill 2 for 4, 1 1B, 1 2B, 1 BB, 2 RBI, 1 R
Blaise Rantanen 2 for 3, 1 1B, 1 3B, 1 BB, 2 R
Eric Anderson 2 for 4, 1 1B, 1 3B, 1 R
Jody Durante 2 for 4, 2 1B, 1 R
Aiden Lexow 1 for 3, 1 2B, 1 RBI
Cam Marcus 1 for 2, 1 1B, 1 RBI

SP Cam Marcus 3.2IP, 3K, 1BB, 10H, 10R, 5ER
RP Alex Snyder 3.1IP, 0K, 4BB, 2H, 2R, 2ER (Loss)

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