OLEAN, NY -- The Olean Oilers picked up their second straight win at home Saturday night against the Rochester Ridgemen. The back-to-back wins come after a slow 0-7 start at home for the Oilers.
The Oilers have found success in their latest win streak when scoring early as they pushed across four runs in the first inning Saturday night.
Bolivar-Richburg graduate Allen Murphy drove in the first Olean run on an RBI double. Murphy has been hot ever since joining the Oilers this summer batting .500 on the season and already tallying up 20 hits and seven RBI in nine games with the team.
Benjamin Wereski put on the best performance this season for the Oilers, striking out 13 batters and allowing only one hit in six scoreless innings.
Isaac Porter and Ryan O'Conner had two hits each for the Oilers as the Bonaventure teammates also combined for five stolen bases on the day as the Oilers extended the lead to 8-0.
Kaden Darrow and Brian Pulli finished out the day on the hill for the Oilers to complete the shutout, giving the team the 8-0 victory.
The Oilers will travel to Rochester on Monday for their next contest at 7 p.m.