UBL Wednesday: Boprey and Taylor lead DI Blue rally; quartet hurls 2-hitter for DI Red

Top: Jack Scanlon leads off first while David Flood holds the bag. Josh Ferris looks in for the sign. Middle left: Will Russotti. Middle right: Ethan Hurwitz leads off second. Malakai Taylor gets ready for the pitch. Bottom: Shane Harisis delivers during the second game of the night.

DI BLUE 5
DI GOLD 3
Malakai Taylor (Mynderse) and Dylan Boprey (Hilton) collected an RBI apiece in a four-run seventh as DI Blue overcame a 3-1 for the come-from-behind victory. Taylor plated Grant Rodriguez (Rush-Henrietta) with a base hit and Boprey followed with a sacrifice fly.

 


With two outs, DI Blue scored the first run of the game in the third on a double steal. Joseph Conroy (Bishop Kearney) scored while twin brother Paul Conroy (Bishop Kearney) advanced to second.

 


Taking advantage of two errors, DI Gold scored two to take the lead in the bottom of the fourth. Jett Kopalek (Rush-Henrietta) had the lone hit in the inning, driving in Joseph Alphonse (Olympia) with a single.

 


William Russotti pitched the first five innings for DI Gold and gave up one run on two hits. Russotti struck out six.

 


Jacob Keller (Churchville-Chili) had two RBI, scoring Ethan Hurwitz (Sutherland) both times. For the DI Blue, Jake Veniskey (Webster Thomas) tossed three innings of one-hit ball and struck out two in the process. Boprey struck out four over two innings and gave up one run on two hits. Blue worked four consecutive walks to start the decisive seventh inning.

DI RED 7
DI GREEN 3
Four pitchers combined on a two-hitter and DI Red scored four in the second inning to take a lead it did not surrender. DJ Stoianovich plated Jack Scanlon (Aquinas) and Jack VonAhnen (Webster Schroeder) with a bases-loaded single.

 


Ryan Coughlin (Greece Athena) and Stoianovich scored later in the inning on an error. Shane Harisis (Eastridge) started and struck out six over three innings of work. The right-hander retired eight of the last nine he faced.

 


Nolan Schoenberger worked an inning and two-thirds of relief, fanning two in a clean fourth. Stoianovich set down four of the five batters he faced in a scoreless inning and a third of work while Andrew Treviso (Fairport) needed 10 pitches to close out the win. The right-hander struck out the final batter of the game.

 


Josh Ferris (Churchville-Chili) singled in DI Green’s two-run first. CJ Wiest (Brockport) drove in a run with a sacrifice fly. Max Stuver (McQuaid) drove in a run with two-out triple.

 


Scanlon went 2-for-3 with two runs scored while VonAhnen tripled, walked twice and scored three runs.

 


Coughlin and Xavier Morales (Webster Schroeder) were the only other players to get a hit for Red. Tristan Murray collected an RBI with a sacrifice fly in the sixth.

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