Courtesy of Gamechanger
Thursday’s game against Susquenita was a heartbreaker for Juniata Indians, as they lost the lead late in a 9-5 defeat. The game was tied at four with the Blackhawks batting in the bottom of the fifth when Jon Erdossy was hit by a pitch, driving in a run.
The Indians fired up the offense in the first inning. Juniata scored two runs when Jerret Condo singled.
Derek Gibney was on the pitcher’s mound for Susquenita. The pitcher surrendered four runs on six hits over four and a third innings, striking out five.
Michael Baranello led things off on the mound for the Indians. The pitcher allowed one hit and two runs over one and one-third innings, striking out two. Grant Reinhold threw three and two-thirds innings in relief.
Juniata totaled seven hits in the game. Mason Jones and Condo all collected multiple hits for the Indians . Condo and Jones each managed two hits to lead Juniata. The Indians were sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Seth Laub made the most plays with seven. Juniata tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Jones led the way with two.
The Blackhawks racked up nine hits. Albright and Gibney all had multiple hits for Susquenita. Jackson Albright went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Blackhawks in hits. Susquenita didn’t commit a single error in the field. Billy Syster had four chances in the field, the most on the team.