CoEd Varsity Baseball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- May 9, 2022
- TIGERS: 4
Leo Fornara once again was outstanding as he pitched Chagrin to at least a share of the CVC championship with a 4-0 win over Lakeside. Chagrin will have a chance to win the title outright with a win tomorrow. Fornara threw a complete game shutout with 15 strikeouts and only 2 walks. Fornara gave up only 2 hits - one in the first and one in the 7th - as he moved to 4-1 on the season.
Chagrin took an early lead as the Tigers scored a run in the top of the 1st inning. Donny Hardy doubled to start the game and moved to 3rd on an error by the catcher. Hardy scored on a wild pitch to make the score 1-0.
Chagrin took a 2-0 lead in the top of the 5th inning. Hardy walked to start the inning. Hardy moved to 2nd on a passed ball and moved to 3rd on a wild pitch. Leo Fornara’s sacrifice fly scored Hardy.
Chagrin picked up 2 insurance runs in the top of the 7th inning. Donny Hardy led off the inning with a single. Hardy stole 2nd and moved to 3rd on Brett Vaccaro’s bunt single. Vaccaro stole 2nd to put runners on 2nd and 3rd. On the next pitch, the catcher hit Fornara, who was batting, in the head when he tried to throw to 3rd to pick off Hardy. The ball went to the backstop, but none of the players for Lakeside could find the ball. Both Hardy and Vaccaro scored by the time Lakeside could locate the ball. This gave Chagrin a 4-0 lead, which is how the game ended.
Donny Hardy was 2-3 with a 2B and 3 runs. Chagrin Falls is now 13-8 overall and 9-2 in the CVC.