March 5, 2017

Schuylkill splits a pair of extra innings contests

Myrtle Beach, SC

Day Three saw Schuylkill play two extra inning games earning a split, falling 3-2 to Chesapeake, then beating PSUAC West foe, Mont Alto, 6-4.

Versus Chesapeake, Wade Bressler went a strong 7 2/3 innings hold Chesapeake to 2 earned runs. Schuylkill would fail to score in the extra frames and Chesapeake capitalized scoring on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 9th.


In the afternoon game Schuylkill took to the field against a familiar opponent Penn State Mont Alto. The two team have met multiple times in the PSUAC playoffs over the past three seasons. Schuylkill's Gaetano Visconti went all 9 innings to pick up the win. Visconti struck out 7 Mont Alto batters.  Schuylkill finally broke tie in top of ninth when Dakota Bitner doubled and scored and Juan Familia walked and scored on Mont Alto error.