Monroe-Woodbury Varsity Baseball team defeats Minisink Valley 3-0


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  • Photos by William Dimmit Beginning with those players standing, from left to right, the Crusader seniors are Garrison Zaro, Gabriel Lopez, Nicholas Rivera, Brandon Bernard, Tyler Metcalf, Jake Iannuzzo and Andrew Jamison; and in front: Vinny Valentino and Tyler Guadagno.




  • Garrison Zaro singled to right on this pitch to put the Crusaders up by two runs.




  • Tyler Metcalf worked the fifth and sixth innings for the Crusaders.




  • Tyler Guadagno drove in the insurance run in the sixth with this single.




CHESTER — On a warm Monday afternoon, May 14, the Crusaders hosted the Warriors of Minisink Valley at the Rock Sports Complex in Chester.

In a ceremony before the game the team honored the nine seniors and their parents for their participation in the Crusader Baseball program.

The Crusaders entered the game with a 10-8 record and had just been swept by the Tigers of Kinston in a three-game set.

In a rare move Head Coach Chris Vero started all nine of his seniors and they paid him back with a 3-0 victory over the Warriors.

The Crusaders scored two runs in the bottom of the second when Nick Rivera and Tyler Metcalf both singled and scored on Garrison Zaro’s two-out single to right.

The Crusaders added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth when Steven Campione singled, then stole second and scored on Tyler Guadagno's single to left.

On the mound the Crusaders used four pitchers to complete the seven-inning three-hit shutout.

Brandon Bernard started and went two innings, striking out two. Then Gabriel Lopez went two, while striking out three. Next Metcalf went two innings while fanning two. And finally Steve Campione worked the seventh and closed the door on the Warriors.

The victory brings the season record to 11-8; the team's next game is scheduled for Thursday, May 17, at Cornwall High School.

- William Dimmit






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