Courtesy of GameChanger
COCOLAMUS – The Juniata Indians baseball team took the lead late and defeated East Juniata 8-6 on Thursday.
The Indians trailed 6-5 in the top of the seventh inning when Jerret Condo homered on a 1-2 count, scoring three runs.
The Tigers scored four runs in the first inning, but Juniata still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for East Juniata came thanks to singles by Owen Dressler, Aaron Kanagy, and Kelton Bonnell.
East Juniata opened up an early lead in the first inning when Bonnell singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Grant Reinhold was the winning pitcher for Juniata. The pitcher went five innings, allowing one run on five hits and striking out four.
Owen Yorks was on the pitcher’s mound for the Tigers. Yorks went six and a third innings, allowing four runs on four hits and striking out nine. Louis Reisinger and Wyatt Weges entered the game as relief, throwing one-third of an inning and one-third of an inning respectively.
Michael Baranello started the game for the Indians. The lefthander surrendered five runs on five hits over two innings, striking out two
Juniata launched one home run on the day. Condo had a four bagger in the seventh inning.
The Indians tallied eight hits. Condo and Reinhold each managed multiple hits for Juniata Indians Varsity. Condo went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Juniata in hits.
East Juniata had 10 hits in the game. Dressler and Tate Jamison all had multiple hits for the Tigers. Dressler led East Juniata with three hits in four at bats. The Tigers didn’t commit a single error in the field. Jamison had the most chances in the field with nine.