CCS Prep League: Retif Oil, Ponstein’s, In & Out Urgent Care win Wednesday
Jesuit-based Retif Oil continued its winning ways Wednesday atop the Crescent City Sports Prep Summer League, downing the Lakeshore-based Mortgage Gumbo Titans 4-2 at John Ryan Stadium. It was the fifth straight league win and sixth straight win overall for Retif Oil.
Each team scored a run in the first inning before Retif Oil (9-1) took a 3-1 lead with two runs in the bottom of the third inning. Each team scored a run in the fifth inning to complete the scoring.
Jackson Stopa had two hits, including a triple with two RBI while William Soter had a double with two RBI to pace a 10-hit attack for the Oilers.
Scout Hughes picked up the win in relief, going five strong innings, allowing one run on three hits. Hughes walked four and struck out two. Daniel Burke started and went two innings, allowing an unearned run on one hit. Burke walked three and struck out one.
Nathan Miller took the loss for Mortgage Gumbo (4-5), allowing three runs on six hits. Jack Hurley went two innings and Dominiki Rem pitched the final inning. Gabe Dalton had two hits and drove in both runs for the Titans.
At Tiger Park, Holy Cross-based Ponstein’s Food Store remained red hot, winning its fifth straight game with a 3-2 victory over Archbishop Shaw-based Refuel.
Ponstein’s (8-4) did it in dramatic fashion, walking it off with two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Brody Forstall tied it with an RBI double, scoring Ross Klein before a wild pitch scored Forstall with a wild pitch with the winning run.
Ponstein’s got a run in the bottom of the first inning before Refuel tied it in the top of the fifth with a run and took a 2-1 lead in the top of the sixth inning.
Blake Chauvin drove in a run for Ponstein’s. Dominic Pellegrin had two hits.
Cole Killian pitched a perfect seventh inning with a strikeout, to pick up the win. Ross Klein started and pitched four scoreless innings allowing just one hit. Killian walked one and struck out five. Will Andrade and Jay Distler each went an inning before took over.
Refuel (3-7) had just one hit in the game, a single by G. Richard. Wes Perque and Julyan Clarks each went three innings before Jacob Pereira took the loss.
At Ned Eades Field, St. Paul’s based In & Out Urgent Care got on track with a convincing 9-2 win over Northshore-based Peck’s Seafood.
In & Out Urgent Care (3-6) scored single runs in the first and second innings before Peck’s Seafood tied it with two runs in the bottom of the third inning.
The Wolves took over from there, scoring seven unanswered runs with three runs in the fifth, three more in the sixth and one in the seventh inning.
Logan Pontiff was the star, going 4 for 4 with four RBI for In & Out Urgent Care. Brennan Kiem and Matthew Cody and Brodie McClelland each had a hit and an RBI.
Braden Farizo got the win in relief, pitching four shutout innings, allowing four hits. Farizo walked no one and struck out six after starter Pace Robertson went three innings, allowing two runs on four hits.
Hayden Wingrave took the loss in relief of Grant Simmons. Wingrave allowed three unearned runs on two hits Simmons went three innings, allowing two runs, one earned. Jake Gifford and Liam Finnin each pitched an inning to close it out for Peck’s Seafood (6-6).
Carson Malasovich had a hit and an RBI. Wingrave had two hits. Jordan Fugate delivered an RBI as well.
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