MILLBURN, NJ - So close. The tenth seeded Watchung Hills baseball team fell to No. 2 seed Millburn in extra innings in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 quarterfinals on Thursday, 4-3.
The Warriors were ahead 3-1 in the fifth inning before Millburn forced extra innings with two runs in the sixth.
Jeff Poggi drove in two runs for the Warriors.
“Blajsa did everything he could and left it all out on the mound for us....just wasn’t our day,” said WHRHS head coach Joe Tremarco. “Couldn’t be more proud of these seniors and of the team to fight the way we did. We finished strong and that’s all we ask.”
Peter Gula hit a line drive walk-off single to right field to score Ben Chrzanowski to secure the win for Millburn.