Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Mar 30, 2021
- TIGERS: 11
PERRY HIGH SCHOOL: 1
Chagrin Falls swept the 2 game series with Perry by winning game 2 11-1 in 5 innings. Dawson Pierce battled through 4 innings to get the win. Pierce gave up 1 run on 3 hits while walking 4 and striking out 6. Pierce is now 2-0 on the season. Richard Higley pitched a scoreless 5th inning giving up a hit while striking out a batter.
The Tigers scored a run in the bottom of the 1st inning. After an out was made, Charlie Greenlief singled and moved to 2nd on a wild pitch. After the 2nd out was made, Dawson Pierce walked to put runners on 1st and 2nd. Jack McMullen doubled down the right field line to score Greenlief and give Chagrin an early 1-0 lead.
Perry tied it in the top of the 2nd, but the Tigers came right back in the bottom of the 2nd to take the lead. Justin Lewinski walked to start the inning. Lewinski moved to 2nd on a wild pitch and then moved to 3rd on another wild pitch. Lewinski scored on Mikey Amendola’s ground ball to make the score 2-1.
Chagrin scored another run in the bottom of the 3rd inning. McMullen led off with a shot over the left fielder’s head for a double. McMullen scored on Donny Hardy’s infield single when the shortstop threw the ball away.
The Tigers broke it open in the bottom of the 4th inning. Mikey Amendola led off the inning with a single down the left field line. Amendola moved to 2nd on a wild pitch. Will Tropp reached 1st on a dropped 3rd strike and Amendola moved to 3rd on the play. Tropp stole 2nd to put runners on 2nd and 3rd. Greenlief walked to load the bases. Andrew Kirkpatrick singled to score Amendola and make the score 4-1. Pierce walked to push across Tropp to make the score 5-1. After an out was made, Hardy singled home Greenlief to make the score 6-1. Lewinski then delivered the knockout punch with a 3-run double to give Chagrin a 9-1 lead.
Chagrin Falls finished the game off in the 5th inning by scoring 2 runs to earn the win by the 10-run rule. Greenlief was hit by a pitch to start the inning. Kirkpatrick and Pierce both walked to load the bases. Nick Calabrese was hit by a pitch to score Greenlief and make the score 10-1. After 2 outs were made, Leo Fornara reached on an error which allowed a run to score to give Chagrin the 11-1 victory.
Jack McMullen was 2-3 with 2 doubles, a run and an RBI. Justin Lewinski was 1-3 with a double, a run and 3 RBI. Donny Hardy was 2-3 with a run and an RBI. Chagrin Falls is now 3-1 and 2-0 in the CVC.