BASEBALL CLOSES OUT REGULAR SEASON, TAKING ONE OF TWO FROM SAINT PETER'S
In the second game, the Peacocks scored twice in the bottom of the fourth and took that lead into the top of the sixth before the
The Peacocks threatened in the bottom of the frame, drawing even with a bases loaded walk, but Jasper starter Tom Costigan induced a double play to escape further damage.
In the top of the ninth with the score still knotted at 4-4,
Perez led off the inning with a single, and pinch runner Erik Lucas advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt from Ryan Masters. After a Giordano walk, Eric Nieto doubled home Lucas before Mike Garcia plated Giordano with a sacrifice fly.
Costigan picked up his seventh win of the season, and Brian Pendergast worked a scoreless ninth for his fourth save.
In the opener, Saint Peter’s plated a run in the bottom of the first on a sacrifice fly, and maintained the lead into the fourth inning, until Perez chased home Rizzotti with an RBI double to tie the score at 1-1.
The Peacocks regained the lead on a solo home run in the bottom of the frame, and kept the Jaspers at bay the rest of the game to earn the victory.