Jammers Belt Their Way To Sweep
NEWARK — The Jamestown Jammers continued to flex their offensive muscle Thursday, sweeping the Newark Pilots in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League doubleheader, 11-9 and 14-8.
Jamestown now holds an overall record of 19-5 and remains atop the West Division of the PGCBL.
In game one, the Jammers’ offensive surge was keyed by Ben Brookover (UTSA), who roped his second home run of the season, collected three hits and drove in three runs.
Also, Christ Conley (Canisius College) smacked two hits while Skyler Valentine (UTSA) and Collin Stack (UMBC) drove in two runs each.
On the mound, Quinn Taylor (Felician University) picked up the win after firing the first four innings and striking out two. Isaac Meza (CSU Bakersfield) tossed two scoreless innings, Connor Ryan (Mercyhurst University) threw two-thirds of an inning and Colin Johnston (Monroe Community College) recorded the final out of the contest to earn the save.
Jimmy Standohar (Mercyhurst University) led the way in the nightcap, ripping four hits and collecting two RBIs. Conley contributed two hits and drove in three runs while John Conti (Canisius College) added two hits and two RBIs as well and Chris Estrada (UTSA) delivered a two-run triple. Conley is now hitting .408 this summer while Standohar has a batting average of .404.
Chris Vallimont (Mercyhurst University) got the nod on the mound to begin game two and struck out nine in 3• innings of work. Casey Vincent (St. Bonaventure University) relieved Vallimont and got the win after tossing 1ª innings. Johnston fired the final two innings to lock up the win.
The Jammers, who are winners of five in a row, will return to Diethrick Park tonight for a 7:05 p.m. matchup against the Geneva Red Wings.