SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- After suffering its first loss of the baseball season to Elizabeth on Monday, Scotch Plains-Fanwood rebounded to defeat crosstown rival Union Catholic by a score of 11-2 on Tuesday.

Timmy Geissel pitched 5 innings, giving up two earned run on three hits, striking out six and walking one to improve to 2-0. Nick Stone threw 2 innings of scoreless relief. Peter Yarem, George Mueller, George Leichtling and Jake Canavan each had two hits.

Matthew Lettieri went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI for Union Catholic, which hosted the game originally scheduled to be played at SPF. 

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The Raiders travel to Linden for their next game on Thursday, while Union Catholic hosts Governor Livingston. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP.