METUCHEN, NJ - Matthew Ciaccio continued to shine on the mound as the senior pitched a two-hitter against Metuchen High School on Wednesday, April 12. Ciaccio went the distance for the Spotswood Chargers in the 5-3 victory over the Bulldogs, striking out three and walking two in seven innings.
Spotswood opened the game with a two-run first. However, it was a big fifth inning that helped to seal the Chargers' third win of the season. Spotswood had five crucial hits in the fifth and brought home three runs. The Bulldogs knocked on the door in the seventh, scoring two runs, but Ciaccio was able to keep it shut, improving Spotswood's league record to 2-0.
The Chargers' Dylan Seel was two-for-four with a double and two RBIs. Senior JT Vento was one-for-two with two RBIs as well. Matt Vento was one-for-three with one RBI. Matt Volpe had a big triple for Metuchen.
Their victory moves Spotswood's overall record on the 2017 season to 3-2. The Chargers will face off against Metuchen again Thursday with the second game of the home and home series. First pitch is a 4 p.m. at the Spotswood High School varsity baseball field.