Boys Varsity Baseball · Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity Clinches Lead in Fifth Inning to Defeat Centennial


 

Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity nabbed the lead late in the game in a 5-4 victory over Centennial on Monday. The game was tied at four with Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity batting in the top of the fifth when Aaron Rosenberg singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.

Centennial scored three runs in the second inning, but Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity still managed to pull out the victory. Centennial batters contributing to the big inning included Will Haberstock and Sam Janis, who each had RBIs in the inning.

In the second inning, Centennial got their offense started. Haberstock tripled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs

Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity scored three runs in the fourth inning. Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity scored its runs on an RBI home run by Blake Decker

Tyler Watson pitched Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity to victory. He lasted five innings, allowing nine hits and four runs while striking out four and walking one. Hayden McIlwaine threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. McIlwaine recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity

Britt Kelly took the loss for Centennial. He allowed five hits and five runs over five innings, striking out five

Chaz Bertolani went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity in hits. Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity didn’t commit a single error in the field. Michael Margarite had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.

Centennial tallied nine hits in the game. Max Able, Janis, and Johnathan Cannon each racked up multiple hits for Centennial.

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