Jonathan Dayton Baseball Upends Barringer, 16-2, in Five Innings Saturday

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In a battle of undefeated teams Saturday, Dayton baseball came out on top.

Senior Joe Kastner scattered two hits over four innings and struck out a season-high 10 batters to propel Dayton to a 16-2 five-inning victory over Barringer at historic Ruby Field in Springfield.

Kastner picked up his third win on the season, allowing two earned runs and no walks, and also contributed three singles on the day for the Bulldogs (5-0), which has outscored its opponents, 37-3, in its last two games.

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Senior Matthew Pavick had two singles with four RBI and four runs scored, junior Anthony Santucci added three singles with two RBI and one run scored, and senior Jonathan Holland added three singles with two RBI and two runs scored for Dayton, which is off to its best start since an eight-game win streak to start the 2014 season.

Junior Jeffrey Carrier had two hits with a double, two RBI, and two runs scored and senior Brian Schramm added two singles with two RBI and two runs scored for the Bulldogs, which used a five-run first inning to take control.

Barringer fell to 5-1.

The Bulldogs continue its five-game homestand on Tuesday versus Roselle with first pitch scheduled for 4 p.m. and followed with Linden on Wednesday, also at 4 p.m.

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