BLUE BELL, Pa.- Bucks baseball traveled to Montgomery County Community College on Saturday for a rescheduled make-up game with the Mustangs. Montgomery would jump out to a 3-1 lead after an inning of play. Ryan Tomao would deliver 7 strike outs and allowing 5 hits on 4 innings pitched. The Centurions would rally in the fourth taking the 5-3 advantage forcing Montgomery to respond. Respond they did scoring four of their own and recapturing the lead 7-5. Bucks would remain hot bringing four more across in the 5th putting them back up 9-7. Over the next three innings Bucks would be held scoreless as the Mustangs put up six more runs back on top 13-9. Top of the ninth Bucks would be resilient with a never say die attitude scoring 5 runs and continuing this barnburner of a game. With the 14-13 advantage the Centurions needed a quick three outs to secure victory unfortunately Montgomery had other plans and were able to squeak one across to tie the game and send it to extra innings. All Bucks needed was one as they scored in the top half of the 10th and got the three outs needed for victory a hard earned one at that. Gilbert Brito the sophomore catcher for the Centurions would have an impressive day going 3 for 4 with 3 RBI and a home run. Final score Bucks 15, Montgomery 14.
Montgomery falls to 2-9 overall, 1-7 in the region and 1-4 in the conference.
Bucks improves to 2-9 overall, 2-8 in the region and 1-5 in the conference.
The Centurions travel to Luzerne County Community College for a single 9-inning game with the Trailblazers on Tuesday April 18th at 4:00 pm.