Avonworth Lopes Varsity put up five runs in the sixth on its way to a 7-1 victory over Fort Cherry on Saturday. Noah Osborn, Patrick Gannon, Jack Reed, and Jax Miller each drove in runs during the inning.
In the second inning, Fort Cherry got their offense started when an error scored one run for Fort Cherry.
Avonworth Lopes Varsity knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the second inning. Park Penrod drew a walk, scoring one run.
Avonworth Lopes Varsity pulled away for good with one run in the third inning. In the third Sean McAleer singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
Avonworth Lopes Varsity put up five runs in the sixth inning. Avonworth Lopes Varsity’s offense in the inning came from singles by Osborn, Gannon, and Reed and a double by Miller.
McAleer was credited with the victory for Avonworth Lopes Varsity. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over one and two-thirds innings, striking out two and walking one. Penrod, Turner Grau, and Reed all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.
Ryan Craig took the loss for Fort Cherry. He allowed four hits and three runs over five innings, striking out one.
Miller started the game for Avonworth Lopes Varsity. He went two and a third innings, allowing one run on one hit, striking out four and walking zero
Avonworth Lopes Varsity racked up ten hits in the game. Osborn and Timmy Stewart each collected multiple hits for Avonworth Lopes Varsity. Stewart and Osborn all had two hits to lead Avonworth Lopes Varsity. Avonworth Lopes Varsity tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Reed led the way with three.