The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

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August 2, 2013

Medina captures crown

Medina Journal-Register — GASPORT - Jumping out to a quick first inning lead, Medina went on to defeat Roy-Hart 1 4-2 Wednesday to lock up the Midget B League regular season championship.

Winning pitcher Matt Riemer banged out thee hits and Justin Morgan, Kyle Hermann and Josh Scroger each added two to lead the attack for Medina which finishes the regular season at 12-2-1.

On the mound, Riemer, who had a no hitter going into the sixth inning, finished with a four hitter and 12 strikeouts.

Medina moved on top to stay by scoring twice in the first inning on RBI singles by Riemer and Hermann. A one out single by Morgan ignited that uprising.

Medina made it 4-0 by scoring once in the fourth as Devonte Howard doubled and came home on a single by Hermann, and once in the fifth on a two-out RBI single by Riemer which followed a hit by Scroger.

Roy-Hart did mount a threat in the third inning getting the bases loaded with one out on three straight walks. However, Riemer got out of the jam with a strikeout and a pop out to Morgan at shortstop.

Riemer then registered eight straight strikeouts from the fourth into the sixth innings before Benjamin Maynard broke up the no hit bid with a single for Roy-Hart.

Roy-Hart finally broke onto the scoreboard with two runs in the bottom of the seventh on a a single by CJ Fitch, a double by Justin Heschke and a single by Brennen Hess. However, Riemer bore down to get out of further trouble on a fly out to center and a pop out to third preserving the win and the title as Roy-Hart left two runners stranded.

Midget A

Medina 8, Wheatfield 0

SANBORN - Four home runs powered Medina past Wheatfield 8-0 Tuesday in a Midget A game.

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