Baseball: Piscataway Chiefs Come Back from Scoring Deficit to Defeat Middlesex Blue Jays, 6-5

MIDDLESEX, N.J. -- The Chiefs are back in the win column.
With a 6-5 victory over the Middlesex High School Blue Jays Saturday afternoon in Middlesex, the Piscataway High School varsity baseball team is now 10-8 on the season, surpassing last year’s total of nine victories.
It’s been quite the turnaround for the Piscataway under Scott Gleichenhaus, who will help coach at the Full Count baseball camps this summer in Middlesex.
Against the Blue Jays, the Chiefs came back from a 5-1 deficit after the first inning with two runs in each the fourth and fifth innings to tie it up at 5-5. Then, in the top of the 10th inning, Drew Patel notched the game-winning RBI-hit. He finished 3-for-3 with three singles and a run scored.
Roldan Morris also picked up three singles in four tries with an RBI for the Chiefs, which went up 1-0 in the top of the first. James Ingram blasted his first career home run, finishing with two hits, two RBI, and two runs scored on the day.
Chris Corvil went 1-for-4 with two runs scored as well.
On the mound, Jason Mahmood earned the win pitching six innings giving up seven hits, five runs (four earned) and one walk while striking out three. Jordin Martell picked up the save tossing a scoreless home half of the seventh, getting out of trouble as the Blue Jays stranded a runner at third base.

For Middlesex, Matt Carovillano and Nick DiMaggio each tallied two hits, an RBI, and a run scored each, with Carovillano recording two doubles. Jack Hnylycia chipped in recording two RBI.
Next up for the Piscataway is a matchup in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament play-in round. According to, the Chiefs are projected to possibly own the No. 12 seed in the tournament bracket.
The seeding meeting will take place on Tuesday.
Piscataway can point to quality wins over Middlesex, who is 16-4, and South Plainfield, who is 13-8. is an online newspaper serving the Township of Piscataway. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @PiscatawayTAP.

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