Sheetz cruises into championship

Sheetz advanced to the best-of-five Greater City Baseball League championship series with a 14-2, five-inning victory over Allegheny Ridge Bats at Vets Field late Monday night.

Sheetz, which won the semifinal series, 2-1, will play Lilly Conrad Chiropractic/American Legion in the finals beginning tonight at Vets.

Trenton Creppage delivered two hits and two RBIs for Sheetz, Kyle DeGennaro and Michael Huntsman each drove in a pair of runs, and Ryan Slagenweit, Mike Mock and Eric Grace each had two hits. Damian Moist and Blake Johnston combined on a four-hitter.

Sheetz scored 12 runs in the top of the fifth inning to break open the game. Brandon Durbin had two hits for Allegheny Ridge Bats.

SHEETZ (14): Slagenweit lf 422, Mock 2b 322, Parks 3b 221, Grace dh 322, Moist p 000, Johnston p 000, Creppage rf 322, Hartline c 210, Treese cf 311, Huntsman ss 211, DeGennaro 1b 311. Totals — 25-14-12.

ALLEGHENY RIDGE BATS (2): Watt ss 310, Ball 3b 200, Durbin 1b 212, Lane lf 301, Becquet c 200, Rosemas dh 200, Gottshall p 000, Lee rf 000, Krise p 000, Bra. O’Donnell rf-p-rf 200, Martynuska 2b 101, Karlheim cf 100. Totals — 18-2-4.


Sheetz 000 2(12)X X–14 12 0

Ridge Bats 200 0 0 X X– 2 4 2

E–Lane, Bra. O’Donnell. 2B–Durbin 2, Lane. 3B–Martynuska. RBI–DeGenarro 2, Huntsman 2, Creppage 2, Treese, Slagenweit, Parks, Grace, Durbin, Lane. WP–Moist. LP–Gottshall. SO–Moist 3, Johnston 4, Gottshall 5. BB–Moist 3, Johnston 4, Gottshall 3, Bra. O’Donnell 3.

Series: Sheetz wins, 2-1.


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