Leighton Throws Gem vs Irish, A's Win


Jake LeightonJordon Kontz


Jake Leighton (4-0) nearly went the distance on Tuesday night, throwing 8 1/3 innings of ball in a 5-3 win over the Milroy Irish.

Leighton allowed just two runs - one earned - on the night, striking out five batters along the way.

The A's fell behind 1-0, but tied the game at 1-1 in the third after Matt Felton led off with a single. Mason Penske followed two batters later with an RBI single to score Felton.

Marshall took the lead for good in the sixth inning, stringing five straight hits on their way to a three run lead.

Jordon Kontz led the A's attack, going 3 for 5 with a pair of RBIs and a run scored.

The A's will now travel to Hadley on Saturday afternoon to take on the Buttermakers at 2:00 pm.

MARSHALL A'S (5) AT MILROY IRISH (3)

MARSHALL A'S         AB  R  H BI  MILROY IRISH         AB  R  H BI
Mason Penske          5  0  2  0  Dominic  Dolan        5  1  0  0  
Jordon Kontz          5  1  3  2  Tyler Patterson       4  0  0  0  
Derek Branson         3  0  0  0  Tyler  Peterson       4  0  3  2  
Jon Ellis             5  1  1  0  Derek Riley           4  0  2  0  
Barry Meyer           5  1  2  0  Mason  Schnaible      5  0  0  0  
Justin Greenwood      3  0  1  1  Anthony  Dolan        4  1  1  0  
 Travis McGlauflin    1  0  0  0  Cody Mather           3  0  1  0  
Logan Tomasek         5  0  1  1  Brock Boerboom        3  0  0  0  
Matt Felton           4  1  2  1  Kenny  Morris         4  1  2  1  
Ryan VanMoer          2  1  0  0                                    
TOTALS               38  5 12  5  TOTALS               36  3  9  3

MARSHALL A'S                  001 003 010 -- 5  
MILROY IRISH                  010 000 002 -- 3  

LOB--MARSHALL A'S 11, MILROY IRISH 11. ERR--Matt Felton.
2B--Jordon Kontz. HBP--Tyler  Peterson. SACB--Brock
Boerboom. SB--Jordon Kontz, Mason Penske, Barry Meyer, Tyler
Patterson, Tyler  Peterson.

 MARSHALL A'S                    IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Jake Leighton (W)              8.33    8    2    1    2    5    0
Derek Branson (S)              0.67    1    1    0    1    1    0
 MILROY IRISH               
Tyler  Peterson (L)            6.00    9    4    4    1    2    0
Noah Winkelman                 0.00    0    0    0    0    0    0
Brady Penner                   2.00    3    1    1    4    2    0
Anthony  Dolan                 1.00    0    0    0    0    0    0

PB--Matt Felton (2), Brock Boerboom (2). SO--Ryan VanMoer,
Jon Ellis, Barry Meyer (2), Brock Boerboom, Tyler Patterson,
Derek Riley, Mason  Schnaible (2), Dominic  Dolan. BB--Ryan
VanMoer (2), Justin Greenwood, Derek Branson (2), Tyler
Patterson, Derek Riley, Cody Mather.


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