Boys Varsity Baseball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Apr 10, 2018
- TIGERS: 14
BEACHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: 5
Chagrin Falls won big at the end but had to battle most of the game to beat the Bison 14-5. Colin Kennedy started and pitched 5 innings. Kennedy gave up 5 runs, 3 earned, on 5 hits while striking out 9 batters and walking 2. Kennedy got the win and is now 2-1 on the season. Drew Beckwith pitched the final 2 innings. Beckwith did not allow a run. Beckwith gave up a hit and 2 walks while striking out 3 batters.
Trailing 1-0 going into the top of the 3rd inning, Adam Bencko led off the inning with a single. After an out was made, Bencko stole 2nd. Jack Amendola was then hit by a pitch. Cole Newbauer was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Bencko scored on a wild pitch with both runners moving up a base on the play. Kyle Zaluski followed with an infield single to score Amendola and move Newbauer to 3rd base. Zaluski stole 2nd base to put runners on 2nd and 3rd. Colin Kennedy walked on a wild pitch, allowing Newbauer to score to make the score 3-1. When the catcher tried to throw Kennedy out at 2nd, Zaluski scored to make the score 4-1.
Beachwood scored 4 times in the bottom of the inning to take a 5-4 lead. After a scoreless 4th inning, the Tigers went to work. After the first two players were retired, Erik Wilson started the 2-out rally with a single to right. Colin Kennedy was hit by a pitch to put runners on 1st and 2nd. Jack Reboul delivered a big 2 out single to center to score Wilson. Kennedy scored on the same play when the left fielder couldn’t pick the ball up clean.
Chagrin put the game away in the 6th inning. Adam Bencko singled to start the inning. Bencko stole 2nd base and moved to 3rd on Sam Dolan’s bunt hit. Dolan stole 2nd base and moved to 3rd on Amendola’s RBI single that scored Bencko. After Dolan was out trying to score on Newbauer’s ground ball to the pitcher, Kyle Zaluski singled through the right side to score Dolan and Newbauer and give Chagrin a 9-5 lead. Zaluski went to 2nd on the throw. Wilson followed by getting hit by a pitch. Both runners moved up because of the pitcher’s error. Kennedy walked to load the bases. Reboul followed with a walk of his own to push across a run and make the score 10-5. After the 2nd out was made, Bencko doubled home Wilson and Kennedy to make the score 12-5. Jack Reboul scored on a wild pitch to make the score 13-5.
Chagrin scored a single run in the 7th inning. Matt Sferra started off with an infield single. Amendola ran for Sferra and moved to 2nd on a wild throw by the pitcher trying to pick him off, moved to 3rd on a wild throw from the 1st baseman and scored when the left fielder couldn’t pick the ball up clean.
Jack Reboul was 3-3 with a run and 3 RBI. Adam Bencko was 3-3 with 2 runs, 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases. Kyle Zaluski was 2-4 with 2 runs, 3 RBI and a stolen base. Chagrin Falls is now 5-3 and 2-0 in the CVC.