Fitch Baseball Tops Mooney

Fitch knocks off Cardinal Mooney at Cene Park on Sunday.
Fitch knocks off Cardinal Mooney at Cene Park on Sunday.

Struthers – Luke Peterson’s two-run single in the sixth inning helped give Fitch a 6-2 victory over Cardinal Mooney on Sunday afternoon at Cene Park.

With the game tied at 2-2, Peterson hit a line shot down the right field line allowing two runs to score.

Just a batter earlier, the Falcons were able to tie the game as Alex Sierra legged out an infield single.  The throw got past Mooney’s first baseman, and Zarek Bell scored.

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Fitch added a pair of insurance runs in the final inning to push the score to the final count.

Mooney had led 2-1 after Gino Divincenzo drilled a line drive to left field.  Drew Beck scored on the play.

Fitch opened the scoring in the first inning when Scott Pierce hit a double to right center field.  Shane Vitullo scored to give the Falcons a 1-0 advantage.

Mooney plated its first run with a sacrifice fly an inning later.

Fitch improves to 7-1 overall.  Cardinal Mooney drops to 4-3.

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