PIAA Class AA Baseball Championship

Neumann-Goretti Saints

vs.

Bishop McCort Crushers

Thursday, June 16

at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park

Starting Lineups

Neumann-Goretti (19-6)

  1. Brian Veratti, cf
  2. Colin Eiser, rf
  3. Nicky D’Amore, 3b
  4. Jared Healey, ss
  5. Aidan Baur, 2b
  6. Lou Testa, 1b
  7. Joe LaFiora, dh
  8. R.J. McGettigan, lf
  9. Ethan Pritchett, p
  10. Eric Nardini, c

Bishop McCort (22-5)

FIRST INNING

Neumann-Goretti

  1. Boston Bradley, 1b
  2. Logan Wade, c
  3. Blake Wade, ss
  4. Bryce Kramer, dh
  5. Ian Fleck, 2b
  6. Zef Leech, rf
  7. Chris Miller, lf
  8. Brenden Lavely, 3b
  9. Logan Kasper, cf
  10. Billy Wilson, p

FIRST INNING

Neumann-Goretti

Veratti walks on six pitchesBishop McCort

Eiser sacrifices 5-3 (1 out). Veratti to second

Veratti steals third, scores on E-2 throwing

D’Amore grounds out to second (2 out)

Healey strikes out swinging (3 out)

1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB

Bishop McCort

Bradley walks on five pitches

L. Wade strikes out swinging (1 out), Bradley steals second

B. Wade walks on five pitches

Kramer strikes out swinging (2 out)

Bradley caught stealing 2-5 (3 out)

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 1, Bishop McCort 0

SECOND INNING

Neumann Goretti

Baur walks on five pitches

Testa flies out to left (1 out)

LaFiora flies out to right (2 out)

McGettigan lines lines at single to center, Baur to second

Pritchett flies out to center fielder (3 out)

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 1, Bishop McCort 0

Bishop McCort

Fleck singles to right center

Leech sacrifices 1-3 (1 out), Fleck to second

Miller hit by pitch, runners on first and second

Lavely strikes out looking (2 out)

Kasper pops up to the first baseman (3 out)

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 1, Bishop McCort 0

THIRD INNING

Neumann-Goretti

Veratti walks

Eiser flies out to right fielder in foul territory (1 out)

Veratti steals second without a throw

Veratti steals third

D’Amore flies out to right (2 outs)

Veratti out 9-2-5 – called out for interfering with the third baseman’s opportunity to catch the ball (3 out)Bishop McCort

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 1, Bishop McCort 0

Bishop McCort

Bradley lines out to third baseman, diving catch to his right to save a double (1 out)

L. Wade grounds out 6-3 (2 out)

B. Wade grounds out 4-3 (3 out)

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 1, Bishop McCort 0

FOURTH INNINGBishop McCort

Neumann-Goretti

Healey flies out to right fielder (1 out)

Baur grounds out 6-3 (2 out)

Testa grounds out 5-3 (3 out)

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOBBishop McCort

Neumann-Goretti 1, Bishop McCort 0

Play is suspended at 12:12 p.m. for rain

Tarp off the field at 1:45 p.m.

Neumann-Goretti akes the first at 2:00 p.m.

Play resumes at 2:01 p.m. (1:49 delay)

Bishop McCort

Kramer walks on four pitches (Braden Rosemas pinch running)

Fleck bunts pop up to first baseman (1 out)

Leech walks on four pitches, Rosemas to second

Miller strikes out looking (2 out)

Rosemas and Leech move up on a wild pitch

Lavely walks to load the bases

Kasper strikes out looking (3 out)

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 3, Bishop McCort 0

Neumann-Goretti 1, Bishop McCort 0

FIFTH INNING

Neumann-Goretti

LaFiora singles through the right side (Steve Pizza pinch running)

McGettigan singles through the right side, Pizza to second. (Anthony Pierandozzi pinch running for McGettigan)

Pritchett sacrifice bunt 1-3 (1 out). Pizza to third, Pierandozzi to second

Veratti triples to the gap in right-center. Pizza and Pierandozzi score

CHANGE FOR BISHOP McCORT: Nick Beblar is now pitching in a straight change.

Eiser grounds out 4-3 (2 out). Veratti holds at third

D’Amore grounds out 1-3 (3 out)

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 3, Bishop McCort 0

Bishop McCort

Bradley infield single to the right side between first and second

L. Wade strikes out swinging (1 out)

B. Wade strikes out swinging (2 out)

Kramer pops out to the third baseman in foul territory (3 out)

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB

Neuman-Goretti 3, Bishop McCort 0

SIXTH INNING

Neumann-Goretti

Healey pops out to the catcher in foul territory (1 out)

Baur hit by pitch

Testa grounds into a fielder’s choice. Baur out 6-4 at second (2 out). (Adam Jaep pinch running for Testa)

LaFiora flies out to left (3 out)

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 3, Bishop McCort 0

Bishop McCort

Fleck singles throught the left side.

Leech grounds into fielder’s choice. Fleck forced out 6-4 (1 out)Final Score:

Miller pops up to the third baseman (2 out)

Lavely strikes out swinging (3 out)

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 3, Bishop McCort 0

SEVENTH INNING

Neumann-Goretti

McGettigan slice line drive to the center fielder (1 out)

Pirtchett strikes out swinging (2 out)

Veratti hit by pitch

Eiser reaches on infield single to left side; Veratti to second

D’Amore pops out to the second baseman (3 out)

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB

Neumann-Goretti 3, Bishop McCort 0

Bishop McCort

Kasper pops out to the second baseman (1 out)

Bradley grounds out 4-3 (2 out)

L. Wade grounds out 1-3. (3 out)

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB

Final Score: Neumann-Goretti 3, Bishop McCort 0

Key Statistics

Hitting

3B: Veratti.

RBI: Veratti 2

Pitching

Neumann Goretti

Ethan Pritchett  (WP, 6-2))  7.0 inn; 8 SO; 5 BB; 3 H; 0 R; 0 ER

Bishop McCort

Billy Wilson (LP, 4-1)          4.1 inn; 1 SO; 3 BB; 4 H; 3 R; 2 ER

Nick Beblar                          2.2 inn; 2 SO; 0 BB 1 H; 0 R; 0 ER

Score by Innings

Neumann-Goretti     100  020  0  –  3  5  0

Bishop McCort         000  000  0  –  0  3  1

Time of Game 3:00