WEDNESDAY'S SUSQUEHANNA LEAGUE BASEBALL: East Prospect surges to its fifth consecutive win

STEVE HEISER
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East Prospect's Terry Godfrey pitches against Hallam during Susquehanna League baseball action at Hallam Express Field in Hallam, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. East Prospect would win the game 6-3. Dawn J. Sagert photo

The East Prospect Pistons look determined to keep their Susquehanna League regular-season championship.

The defending champion Pistons earned their fifth consecutive victory on Wednesday night, earning a 6-3 victory at Hallam.

Three of East Prospect’s wins during the recent winning streak have come against Hallam.

The Pistons improved to 19-6. Hallam dropped to 14-12. The Express has dropped seven of its last nine games.

East Prospect has a half-game lead over Windsor (17-5), but the Cardinals lead the Pistons when it comes to winning percentage (.773-.760). Windsor beat Jacobus on Wednesday, 16-5.

Terry Godfrey pitched a complete-game five-hitter for East Prospect, striking out four without a walk.

Anthony Torreullas led the Pistons’ offense with two hits, including a double, with three RBIs and a run scored. Also excelling for East Prospect’s offense were Dalton Renn (two hits, double, two RBIs, walk), Ryky Smith (two hits, two runs, double), Brett Alaimo (two hits, run) and Austin Denlinger (hit, walk, two runs).

Angel Matias homered and drove in three runs for Hallam, while Jimmy Spanos had two hits, including a double, with a run scored.

Hallam led East Prospect 3-2 before the Pistons used a three-run fifth innings to take the lead for good.

OTHER SUSQUEHANNA LEAGUE GAMES

Windsor 16, Jacobus 5: At Jacobus, Cole Daugherty and Connor Dewees each drove in three runs to power Windsor to the win in the completion of a suspended game. Daugherty finished with three hits, including a double, with two runs scored and a walk, while Dewees had two hits, including a homer, with three runs scored and a walk. Also excelling for Windsor’s 15-hit, four-homer attack were Zach Gettys (two hits, double, three runs, RBI, walk), Chris Tenney (two hits, triple, two RBIs, two runs), Sean Glatfelter (two hits, homer, RBI, run), Shawn Wilson (homer, two RBIs, run) and Matt Robinson (solo homer). Kieran Kerns (one inning), Glatfelter (two innings) and Ryan Stabley (one inning) combined for four innings of two-hit shutout relief for the Cardinals. Jacobus was paced by Nathan Chronister (two hits, double, run walk), JP Dyson (two hits, run), Collin Slenker (two hits) and Shane Hulbert (double, two RBIs).

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.