PITTSBURGH, PA – Redhawks' starting pitcher, Adam Sepesy, threw 5 strong innings and recorded the win in La Roche Baseball's (3-9) 3-1 victory over Grove City (2-6) on Thursday at John Arnold Sr. Memorial Field.
La Roche grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first inning when Sean Lubin and Casey Zimmerman scored. Lubin was hit by a pitch and scored on a sacrifice fly by Mitchell Meyers before Brian Tougher singled home Zimmerman. Grove City got an unearned run in the second inning but Tougher scored on an RBI double by Anthony Girdano to put the game away.
Lubin went 2 for 3 with a run scored and was hit by a pitch. Tougher finished with two hits and scored a run and an RBI and Girdano collected two hits including an RBI double. Zimmerman had a run scored and Meyers recorded an RBI.
Sepesy held the visiting Wolverines to just one run (no earned runs) on two hits in five innings to record the win. JJ Tougher, Ryan Fennell, and Walt Hadjuk combined for four shutout innings in relief.
The Redhawks will travel to Chillocothe, Ohio on Saturday to play Baldwin Wallace College. The game is part of the AMCC vs. OAC Challenge.