WARREN, NJ - Andrew Martins hit the game winning single scoring Mike Murray with two outs in the bottom of the 8th to win it for the Watchung Hills varsity baseball team over Bridgewater-Raritan on Monday, 5-4.
Brandon Hylton was 3 for 3 on the day with 2 home runs, 3 runs scored, and 3 RBI's.
Joe Blajsa pitched 6 innings giving up 4 runs (3 earned) on 5 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 4 for the no decision. Nick McGann pitched the last 2 innings giving up no runs on no hits, 1 walk and struck out one to pick up the victory upping his record to 3-1 on the season.
Tyler Riley went 2 for 4 with a stolen base. Jeff Poggi and Andrew Martins both had an RBI for Watchung Hills.
"Just a great Team effort....not easy coming off a heart breaker like Saturday and then to have a similar type of game," said WHRHS head coach Joe Tremarco. "Team showed a lot of character...which you need in May! Hylton offensively had a great day and Blajsa and McGann did a great job on the mound. Kulisz and Martins making some of those defensive plays to keep the game where it was. Truly a Team win!"
Sam Meyers went 2 for 3 with 2 doubles for Bridgewater.
Watchung Hills improves to 11-6 on the season and Bridgewater-Raritan falls to 9-9.