James Striebig's standout relief effort helps York Township rally past Stewartstown

STEVE HEISER
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York Township pitcher James Striebig.

James Striebig pitched four innings of one-hit shutout relief to lead York Township to a 3-2 Susquehanna League baseball victory over Stewartstown on Wednesday night.

Striebig struck out six without a walk. 

Stewartstown scored twice in the first but could not dent the plate after that. Township rallied for the win by tying the game with two runs in the fifth and adding the eventual game-winning run in the sixth.

Andy Freeburger (two hits, two walks, RBI) and Max Naill (two hits) paced Township's offense.

Cody Brittain doubled and scored a run for Stewartstown. Vets starter Jordan Rhodes went five innings and gave up two runs in a no-decision, striking out eight.

Township is now 13-7, while Stewartstown fell to 14-9.

OTHER SUSQUEHANNA LEAGUE GAME

Jacobus 3, Felton 0 (5 innings): At Felton, in a game that featured just five hits, the Jackals prevailed.

Casey Markey pitched a three-hit shutout to get the win. He struck out six and walked one. 

Darren Wise (two innings) and Kameron Bayman (three innings) combined on a two-hitter for Felton (2-21). They gave up just one earned run.

Ben Kitzmiller had a hit, an RBI and a run scored for Jacobus (3-11). Bailey Doan scored twice.

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.