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Casey Markey throws three-hit shutout to lead Jacobus to 6-0 victory over York Township

STAFF REPORT
  • Casey Markey threw a three-hit shutout for Jacobus on Sunday vs. York Township.
  • Markey struck out five, walked none and needed just 69 pitches to get the win.
  • Brian Crimmel had three RBIs for Jacobus, while Justin Kilpatrick scored two runs and walked twice.

Casey Markey got the best of his former team on Sunday.

Markey threw a three-hit shutout to lead Jacobus to a 6-0 Susquehanna League victory over York Township at McWilliams Field.

Markey, who formerly excelled for Township, struck out five and walked none, needing just 69 pitches in the seven-inning outing.

The victory prevented Township (20-11) from inching closer to first-place East Prospect (23-8). Jacobus improved to 11-14.

The game was the first game of a scheduled doubleheader, but the second game was rained out.

Jacobus scored all of its runs in the first two innings.

Township was hurt by three errors that led to four unearned Jacobus runs. Jacobus, meanwhile, played errorless ball behind Markey. 

Brian Crimmel had three RBIs for Jacobus, while Justin Kilpatrick scored two runs and walked twice.

Hunter Thomas started and pitched five innings for Township and allowed two earned runs. Steve Dunham added two shutout innings in relief.

Austin Martinez doubled for York Township, which was the only extra-base hit of the game.

No player in the game had more than one hit. There were just nine hits total in the contest.