LINDEN, NJ – The Dayton baseball team is clicking on all three cylinders right now: pitching, hitting and defense.
Junior Zach Gelo scattered four hits over five innings with nine strikeouts and helped his own cause with two hits and two RBI to propel Dayton past Linden, 6-2, last Thursday at Memorial Field in Linden.
Dayton (6-2) has won five straight games and has outscored its opponents, 37-9, during that span.
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Junior Tommy Saverino came on in relief and threw two scoreless innings with three strikeouts to secure the win for the Bulldogs, which improved to 2-2 on the road.
Junior Darren Texeira added two hits with two runs scored in the win.
Linden (1-7) has lost three straight games.
After a week off, a visit to Barringer in Newark awaits on Thursday, April 25 at 4:00 p.m. and a contest against neighboring Summit on Monday, April 29 marks the lone night game of the year with first pitch scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
Bulldog Bites: Dayton has scored 34 runs in its last four games.