CoEd Varsity Baseball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- May 2, 2022
- TIGERS: 5
GENEVA HIGH SCHOOL: 2
Chagrin Falls went up to Geneva and beat the Eagles 5-2. Leo Fornara once again dominated on the mound. Fornara didn’t give up a hit until the 6th inning and only gave up 2 hits all game long as he went the distance to improve his record to 3-1. Fornara pitched 7 strong innings and gave up 2 unearned runs on 2 hits while walking 3 and striking out 7.
Chagrin got the offense started early by scoring 3 runs in the 1st inning. Donny Hardy started the game with a single to right. After an out was made, Hardy stole 2nd base and 3rd base. After a 2nd out was made, Andrew Kirkpatrick drove home Hardy with a big 2 out single. Leo Fornara followed with a single to center to put runners on 1st and 2nd. Nick Calabrese then delivered a big hit as he doubled over the right fielder’s head to score both Kirkpatrick and Fornara to give Chagrin a 3-0 lead.
Chagrin scored another run in the 2nd inning. Drew Mergenhagen reached base on a dropped 3rd. Hardy singled up the middle to put runners on 1st and 2nd. After 2 outs were made, Kirkpatrick walked to load the bases. Leo Fornara followed with a walk to push across a run and make the score 4-0.
Geneva scored a run in the bottom of the 3rd inning to cut the lead to 4-1. Chagrin scored a big insurance run in the top of the 7th inning. Brett Vaccaro walked and stole 2nd base. After 2 outs were made, Leo Fornara singled home Vaccaro to give Chagrin a 5-1 lead. Geneva scored a single run in the bottom of the 7th to make the score 5-2, which is how the game ended.
Nick Calabrese was 2-4 with a 2B and 2 RBI. Leo Fornara was 2-2 with a run and 2 RBI. Donny Hardy was 2-4 with a run. Chagrin Falls is now 12-5 overall and 8-1 in the CVC.