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Gov. Livingston Tops Scotch Plains Fanwood, 9-2

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Gov. Livingston pitcher Dan Belfer took an inning to settle into his start on Thursday against Scotch Plains-Fanwood.

Once he did, the door shut on the Raiders. After allowing a 4-pitch walk which led to an early first inning lead for SPF, Belfer allowed just two base runners over the next four innings, leading Gov. Livingston to a 9-2 victory.

“As the innings went on, I felt like I got more control. The two-seamer was really working," said Belfer.

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Meanwhile, led by a first inning grand slam off the bat of senior designated hitter Ethan Frohman, Gov. Livingston scored all nine of their runs in the first two frames.

Zach Lipshitz, who reached in three of his four at-bats, scored both runs for the Raiders. However, Gov. Livingston while only six runners reached base in the game.

Gov. Livingston improves to 2-0 with the victory. Scotch Plains-Fanwood drops to 1-1. Both teams are back in action on Saturday. The Highlanders host Chatham, while the Raiders host Union City. First pitch for both games is scheduled for 11 a.m.

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