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Southern Standard shuts down Brent's Computers
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Matthew Colangione releases a pitch against Brents Computers on Friday night. Colangione turned in another impressive performance on the mound as he went four innings, didnt allow a run, surrendered only one hit, and struck out six batters.
Matthew Colangione has been one of the most dominant pitchers in the last half of the season in the boys 9-11 baseball league for Southern Standard and Friday night was no different. Colangione pitched a shutout, struck out six batters, and allowed only one hit in the Standard’s, 8-0 victory over Brent’s Computers, advancing them to the championship game Tuesday night, where they will await the winner of Fully Loaded Firearms and Brent’s Computers.As dominant as he was on the mound, Colangione also got it done at the plate as he went 3-for-3 with three singles and an RBI. Brax Hopkins, J.J. Jacobs, Owen Clark, William Gillespie, Levi Jones and Alec Johnson all chipped in a hit apiece in the victory.Jayton Baker got the only hit for Brent’s Computers and T-Bone Adams suffered the loss as he went four innings, allowed eight runs, and struck out eight batters.After Colangione’s RBI single in the top of the first inning, J.J Jacobs followed with an RBI single of his own to score Colangione and give the Standard a two-run lead heading into the bottom of the inning, 2-0.Colangione struck out the side in the bottom of the inning, leaving it 2-0.The Standard stretched its lead to five in the top of the second as it watched three more runs cross the plate, to give it the comfortable lead, 5-0.Cloangione continued to deal on the mound in the bottom of the inning as Brent’s Computer’s bats remained ice cold as it went down quickly for the second consecutive inning.After Clark’s RBI double, Johnson came up a few batters later and hit a 2-RBI single to right field and the Standard continued to build a comfortable lead, 8-0.That was all the run support Colangione needed as he breezed through the Brent’s Computers lineup as he had the entire game in the final two innings to send the Standard to the championship.