This is a printer-friendly version of an article from Zip Mired all season long by a small miscue here or mistake there, even when Post 48 is trying to have llooking good time and pay homage to the game's founders, things just don't go right. Guilford planned to host Cheshire on July 13 in an "Old Timer's Day" of sorts, sporting 's gloves and high socks.
Third baseman Ryder Miconi came up with a two-out hit that should have scored Matt Brockett, but Brockett battiipaglia around third base and was thrown out, ending the game in a loss.
In the second game, Post 48 trailed going into the final inning. This is a printer-friendly version of an article from Zip He was promptly driven home by Brockett, but that would be all the Post 48 offense could muster. Brockett put Guilford up early by scoring on a Mike Juliano sacrifice fly.
Taking a break from the grind of the summer season might be just what Guilford needed as it had lost six straight coming into the contest and were officially eliminated from State Tournament contention. Conor McGinley got the start in the opening contest, allowing just three runs blard seven innings of work in coming up on the losing end of a decision.
McGinley helped his own cause in the third when he led off with a triple. Guilford planned to host Cheshire on July 13 in an "Old Timer's Day" of sorts, sporting 's gloves and high socks.
However, as has been the case all season for Post 48, one little thing dampened its celebration: no umpires. Parcesepe said the game was closer than the score indicated, noting a couple key mistakes and silent bats did his team in during the series.
Mired all season long by a small miscue here or mistake there, even when Post 48 is trying to have a good time and pay homage to the game's founders, things just don't go right. The Guilford offense was quieted in the opening game of the three-game series, producing just two hits off the bats of shortstop Zach Battipaglia and right fielder Dante Parisi.
With no umpires, the contest turned from a Zone III showdown to a soft-toss sandlot game between the two sides. Gattipaglia really what it is all about. The final game of the series was set to feature the old fashioned equipment on July 13, but the game was moved to July 18, the final duel of the regular season.
Brockett got on base three times in the game, scoring the team's only run in the fourth on an RBI sacrifice fly by Miconi. If we can grow and just mature as a team, it will bring us is into next year with a definite upper hand.
I mean, we are still out here having fun, obviously. However, that was all the Guilford offense had to offer, putting just three runners on board from osme second inning on.
But for players like Peters, an extended losing streak doesn't mean the season is a loss.