MNE Advances to Region III Title Game

MNE Advances to Region III Title Game

In a back and fourth game MNE added 2 runs in the 7th and 1 in the 8th to put the game away. Austin Alonge got hit by a pitch to start off the 7th. Keyshawn D'Orso singled to put runners on 1st and 2nd. Alonge got a great read on a ball in the dirt and the catcher threw the ball into left field to score Alonge and advance D'Orso to 3rd. Max Schrantz singled to left and scored D'orso.

The Saints tacked on 1 more in the bottom of the 8th after Tyler Ocker singled and AJ Thompson bunted him to second. Cam Balego singled home Ocker and put the game away.

Tyler Slepski threw 7 innings and allowed 3 runs on 6 hits. Jamie Lauria picked up the save in two innings in relief.

MNE will play Genesee in a best of 3 series starting at 12:00 pm at Jerry Uht Park.