Blairsville undefeated in Senior Legion play
By Blairsville Dispatch
Published: Thursday, June 7, 2012, 3:58 p.m.
Updated: Friday, June 8, 2012
Blairsville's Kovacik Insurance Senior Legion team advanced to a 5-0 season record this week after defeating Punxsutawney 2-1 on Wednesday and Homer City 12 - 3 on Monday.
Blairsville's Frank Wolford threw a complete game one-hitter on Wednesday.
Kovacik earlier dropped Indiana Legion, 15-5, and Young Township, 6-3, in respective home stands on May 31 and on Sunday.
Reed Ratkus was the winning pitcher last Thursday while Indiana Legion's Jay Roberto was charged with the loss.
Homer Woody smacked a home run for Indiana while teammate Jordan Hudzicki and Blairsville's Adam Magalich had doubles.
Magalich, who plays at first base, went 3 for 4 on offense, with 6 RBIs, while Blairsville left fielder Anthony Faulk also went 3 for 4, with 2 RBIs.
Bobby Thompson was credited with the win against Young Township with support from Bobby Gaston, who pitched two innings, and Wolford, who took the mound for one inning. Combined, the Blairsville pitchers struck out 16 batters, with Gaston and Wolford together striking out 8 of the last 9 batters in the game.
For Blairsville's offensive effort on Sunday, Scott Thompson hit a home run and Faulk, Magalich, Wolford and Gaston all had doubles.
The losing pitcher was Jake Gambella.
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