Softball: Dayton Drops One to Brearley Ahead of its Quarterfinal Game Against A.L. Johnson

Credits: Chip Dickson
Credits: Chip Dickson

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Dayton Bulldogs lost to the David Brearley Bears 7-5 Tuesday.  It was the second of five games scheduled to be played this week and the one preceding the Wednesday quarterfinal match in the Union County Tournament at A.L. Johnson.

As a result of the loss, the Bulldogs record fell to 8-3 and 3-3 in the Union County Conference – Mountain League. 

Brearley jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and Dayton got two back in the top  of the second.  Each team scored a run in the third inning.  In the top of the fourth inning Dayton scored two runs only to see the Bears get three in the bottom of the fourth.

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The Bulldogs had five runs on five hits and ten errors.  The Bears had seven runs on seven hits and they made three errors.

Wednesday’s quarterfinal match in the Union County Tournament is at A.L. Johnson.  On Friday, the Bulldogs travel to West Orange High School and on Saturday they play at Roselle Park, the first place team in their league. However, if they Bulldogs win their quarterfinal game, they are scheduled to play the tournament’s semifinal game Saturday.


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