SEABROOK - Santino Nave’ and Aidan Welch combined on a five-hitter as the Roughriders defeated Seabrook 5-2. With the win,
the Roughs took the season series 2-1. Nave’ went five strong innings, giving up four hits and one earned run. He struck out six and walked three.
The Roughriders scored two in the first when Tyler Easterday and Mike Wade each delivered RBI singles, both with two outs. John Tedeschi added an RBI double in
the fourth and Thomas Gosse finished the scoring with a sac fly in the fifth. Welch picked up the save by working the final two innings (1 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K).
CHERRY HILL - Drew Dark picked up his first win of the season, tossing five efficient innings, and the Roughriders pounded out a
season-high 13 hits in a 12-0 whitewash of CHBR. Six runs in the top of the first gave Dark all the support he would need on this night. The right-hander went
five innings, yielding just three hits (2 BB, 4 K). The Roughriders got multiple hit games from Jack Parkinson (2-4, 2 RS, RBI), John Tedeschi (2-4, 2 RS, RBI),
Tom Daly (2-3, RS, RBI), and Noah Clement (2-2, RS, 2 BB). The game was shortened to six innings due to darkness.
W-Dark (1-0) -game called after 6 innings (darkness)
BELLMAWR - The Roughriders and Bellmawr split a twin bill on Thursday evening, with the Roughriders winning the first (3-2)
and Bellmawr taking the second (6-5).
Zach Welsher earned the win in the early game, throwing a complete game with eight strikeouts. The righty scattered nine hits.
The Roughs broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth when Drew Dark and Mike Wade both singled. After a walk to John Tedeschi to load the bases, Tom Daly coaxed a walk with
two outs to force in the winning run. Welsher then finished his complete game effort by getting the final out on a strikeout with the bases load.
Dark finished 2-2 with three walks, an RBI, and run scored.
In the nightcap, Bellmawr scored six runs in the first inning, then held on for a 6-5 victory.
The Roughriders’ bullpen of Dom Kratky (5 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 K) and Dom Giandonato (2 IP, 3 K) held Bellmawr scoreless after the six run outburst, enabling the team
to slowly mount a comeback. Mike Byrnes had an RBI single in the second and an RBI double in the fourth to help the cause. Thomas Gosse’s RBI single in the fifth
pulled the Roughs to within one, but the team would not score the tying run over the final two frames. Gosse finished 3-4 with two runs scored, and RBI and two stolen bases.
HADDONFIELD - The Roughriders finished off a four win week by defeating Maple Shade by a score of 9-4. Trailing 3-0 after just a
half inning, the Roughs scored six runs in the first inning and three in the second, highlighted by pitcher Carter Fichter’s three-run double. Fitcher then settled in, going six solid
innings (5 H, 1 ER, 7 K) to earn his second win of the season. Mike Wade, making his Roughrider debut on the hill, pitched the seventh to earn the save. Wade, Jack
Parkinson, and John Tedeschi all had multiple hit games to lead the offense. The final week of the regular season concludes next week with four games.