SEPTEMBER 7 PLAYOFF RECAP
Trois-Rivieres 5, Sussex County 3 (Sussex County leads series, 2-1) – Box Score
Trois-Rivieres kept their season alive as they defeated Sussex County in game three of their semifinal matchup by the score of 5-3. The Aigles scored four runs in the third inning to take a 4-0 lead and would coast from there to the big victory.
The Aigles collected 10 hits as a team with eight batters in the lineup collecting at least one. Javier Herrera went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI while Sam Dexter (pictured) added a hit in three at-bats along with an RBI and two walks.
Trois-Rivieres starting pitcher Kevin McNorton threw a complete game and earned the victory. McNorton allowed three earned runs on six hits and fanned 12 batters in a 137-pitch performance.
For the Miners in the loss, Jayce Ray had a 2-for-4 outing and drove in two runs.
Game four of this best-of-five semifinal will be back in Sussex County on Saturday at 6:05 PM.
Quebec 6, Rockland 2 (Quebec lead series, 2-1) – Box Score
Quebec is one win away from advancing to the Can-Am League Championship Series as they defeated Rockland in game three by the score of 6-2. Zach Wilson’s RBI single in the fifth inning gave the Capitales the lead for good at 3-2 and they would go on from there to grab a 2-1 series lead.
Wilson drove in a pair of runs in a 1-for-3 night while TJ White had two hits in three at-bats along with a run scored. Adam Ehrlich also chipped two walks and two runs for Quebec.
Capitales starting pitcher Lazaro Blanco tossed seven solid innings in picking up the victory. Blanco gave up two unearned runs on four hits and struck out 10 batters.
For the Boulders in the losing effort, Reggie Wilson had a 2-for-3 game and scored a run.
Game four of the best-of-five series is Saturday night at 6:05 PM in Quebec City.
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