The Suburban One Report
Upper Dublin 3, Cheltenham 2
Upper Dublin starter Ryan Besachio pitched a gem, allowing no runs in five innings. He struck out six and allowed two hits.
“Besachio did a great job. We wanted to keep him under a certain pitch limit, and he threw 68, right around where we wanted him,” Flying Cardinals coach Ed Wall said. “It’s been a little while since he got out there. He hadn’t pitched in at least a week. Other than small pens inside, he hasn’t had a whole lot of work.”
Upper Dublin led 1-0 going into the top of the seventh. But Cheltenham tied the game off a different pitcher. Sam McTier singled home Lukas Nakkula.
Cheltenham took a 2-1 lead in the top of the eighth. Nakkula hit a sacrifice fly to left, scoring Kieran Versaw-Barnes, who had a pair of hits for the Panthers.
UD salvaged Besachio’s strong outing by scoring two runs, the winning, walk-off runs, in the bottom of the eighth. Justin Horn led off the inning with a triple to center.
“He was hitting well all day. Some were just at them,” Wall said. “This one was hit to the deepest part of the park.”
Horn scored the tying run after the catcher tried to throw him out leading off third. The ball tipped off the third baseman’s glove as Horn raced home.
Joey Monaghan followed with a walk. Then Jason O’Gara singled. Then Ryan O’Gara walked. Jack Jamison stepped in with the bases loaded. Jamison was 0-for-3.
“He was trying to find himself at the plate,” Wall said.
Jamison hit a hard fly ball to right that fell in and out of the right fielder’s glove, scoring Monaghan with the winning run.
“It was a good first conference win,” Wall said.
Cheltenham starter Jacob Petrisko gave up no earned runs in 6.1 innings.
Upper Dublin (2-1, 1-0 SOL) plays Quakertown Thursday at 3:30, maybe, possibly, probably not. Cheltenham (0-4, 0-2 SOL) hosts Springfield Township on the same day and time, but not really.
Cheltenham 0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1 2
Upper Dublin 0-1-0-0-0-0-0-2 3
The Game Changer Report
Jamison’s Walkoff Gives Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE Victory Over Cheltenham
A walk-off single led Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE past Cheltenham 3-2 on Tuesday. The game was tied at two with Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE batting in the bottom of the eighth when Jack Jamison singled off of Mukkulu, driving in one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE pitchers struck out nine, while hurlers for Cheltenham sat down five.
Max Weinberg earned the win for Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE . He went one inning, giving up one run, two hits, striking out one, and walking one. Mukkulu took the loss for Cheltenham. He threw one and one-third innings, giving up two runs, three hits, and striking out one.
Ryan Besachio started the game for Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE . He pitched five innings, allowing zero runs, two hits, striking out six, and walking one. Detrisko started the game for Cheltenham. He tossed six and a third innings, giving up one run, six hits, and striking out four.
Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE had nine hits in the game. Justin Horn, JT Breslin, and Jason O’Gara each collected multiple hits for Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE . O’Garaand Jack Jamison each drove in one run to lead Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE . Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE didn’t commit a single error in the field. Weinberg had the most chances in the field with 12.
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