Crusaders defeat Wizards 4-0
CENTRAL VALLEY. The Monroe-Woodbury Varsity Baseball Team improved to 4-0 on the season with its shutout of Washingtonville.


Photos by William Dimmit Aidan Diltz gets the first of his three hits in the game.

On Thursday afternoon, April 11, Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders hosted the Wizards of Washingtonville in a non-league baseball game.
The Crusaders scored twice in the bottom of the first inning with two outs. Davis Espinal singled and scored on Cal Caruso’s single and Sean Lynch singled to center and scored on Aidan Diltz’s double.
The Crusaders added to their lead in the third when Espinal scored on a Diltz’s single and Lynch scored on a wild pitch.
The Crusaders' 10 hit-attack was plenty of offense.
Crusader Dylan Beers pitched five scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out five before Espinal came on in relief to shut down the Wizards, allowing one hit and fanning three.
The Crusaders' 4-0 victory brings their record to 4-0 on the season.
Their next game is scheduled for Wednesday when they host the Goldbacks of Newburgh Free Academy.
- William Dimmit