Game of the Day (May 9, 2019)

Greg Williams
Pennsylvania Director of Scouting

Marple Newtown 3, springfield 0

Joseph PettinelliShortstop Joey Pettinelli, currently ranked No. 146 in the PA Class of 2020, went 2-for-2 with two doubles, a sacrifice fly, two RBI and a run scored to lead the Marple Newtown offense on Thursday. The Tigers broke open a 1-0 game in the top of the 6th inning aided by a run scoring double off the bat of Pettinelli. The junior later scored the Tigers' third run on a sacrifice fly.

Junior Shane Benedict and senior Alden Mathes, a Richmond recruit, combined on a three hit shutout. Benedict allowed three hits over four innings while striking out two and walking two. Mathes did not allow a hit in his three innings of work while punching out seven Springfield hitters.

With the win the Tigers moved to 14-2 on the season. Springfield fell to 2-16 with the loss.

Coaches, have a player of the week, or top performer nomination? Simply send weekly detailed stats into our scouting staff by 8:00 pm on Sunday and look for our weekly top performers article, as well as, the Player of the Week each Monday.

In order to be included in the top performers article or considered for the Player of the Week a player must be nominated by his high school coach. All nominations should be sent to [email protected] by the Sunday deadline for consideration.


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