Late Score Costs Conestoga Pioneers JV Against Lower Merion

Posted by Conestoga baseball on May 09 2019 at 04:36PM PDT

Conestoga Pioneers JV stayed in it until the end, but Lower Merion pulled away late in a 2-1 victory on Thursday. The game was tied at one with Lower Merion batting in the bottom of the fifth when Warren doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Lower Merion pitchers struck out eight, while Conestoga Pioneers JV sat down four.

Sanjay Aiyar was on the pitcher’s mound for Conestoga Pioneers JV. He lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing two hits and two runs while striking out two. Alex Yucha threw one and one-third innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Andrew Lamonica, Yucha, Shane Mahoney, Alex Jones (pictured), and Sam Brown each collected one hit to lead Conestoga Pioneers JV.

Yucha 1 for 2, 2B, BB, 1R
Jones 1 for 1, 2B, BB
S Brown 1 for 1, 1B, BB
Mahoney 1 for 2, 1B
Lamonica 1 for 2, 1B

SP Aiyar 4.2IP, 2H, 2BB, 2K, 2R, 1ER (loss)
RP Yucha 1.1IP, 0H, 1BB, 2K, 0R, 0ER

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