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NACBL Update (07/11/2014) - Atlantics wash over Shamrocks

By Matt Turner (photos by Matt Turner), 07/11/14, 11:45PM EDT

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Atlantics Bobby Hopes

Atlantics Bobby Hopes


Friday, July 11, 2014

Atlantics 5 – Shamrocks 0

The game started as a pitchers’ duel, as the Atlantics led by one for four innings until breaking the game open in the eighth. For the Atlantics, Christian Huertas (New Paltz) pitched a complete-game shutout with four strikeouts. Robbie Hopes (Muhlenberg) went 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI – the game’s first. Jesse Russo (Russo) had one hit, two stolen bases, and a run scored. Vinny Orlando (Dowling), Brandon Fischer (Briarcliffe), and Joey Fusco (Hofstra) each scored one run. Andre Jackson (St. Thomas Aquinas) added an RBI.

Winning pitcher – Atlantics – Christian Huertas (3-1)
Losing pitcher – Shamrocks – Matt Leach (0-1)