Tuesday March 28, 2018, 11:00 am EST
@ Cocoa Expo, Cocoa, Florida
Eastwood HS senior Jake Pickerel was 5-5 at the plate, including a 3-run double in the bottom half of the 5th, leading the Eagles to a 13-12 victory over Kenston high school at the Cocoa Expo in Cocoa, Florida. Matt Pickerel had a walk-off single in the bottom half of the 7th for the game winner for the Eagles. Eastwood outslugged Kenston by out-hitting the Bombers 14-12, with Jake Pickerel’s 5 hits, followed by Jake Pickerel with 3 hits, and Alex Ross with 2 hits. Kenston was led by senior Matthew Pecoraro, junior Jason Vasil, and sophomore Chase King with 2 hits apiece. For the Eagles, Ross plated 5 runs and Jake Pickerel drove in 4 runs. For the Bombers, King drove in 4 runs, while senior Matthew Cassaro drove in 2 runs. Senior closer Stephen Szczesniak suffered his first loss of the year. Eastwood improves to 2-0 on the year, while Kenston drops to 3-1.
2B: (K) Cassaro, Pecoraro; (E) J. Pickerel, Slattman; 3B: (K) King; (E) J. Pickerel, Ross; RBI: (K) King 4, Cassaro 2, Pecoraro, Roch, Vasil; (E) Ross 5, J. Pickerel 4, Haus, M. Pickerel, Slattman; SB: (K) Mintz, Szczesniak, Pecoraro;
|Szczesniak (L, 0-1)||0.33||2||1||1||1||0|
Records: Kenston (3-1) and Eastwood (2-0)
Notable: King (K) 2-4, 3B, 4RBI, 2R; J. Pickerel (E) 5-5, 2B, 3B, 4RBI, 2R