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Standard delivers win over Morrison Industries
Matthew Colangione delivers a pitch against Morrison Industries at Sam Martin Field on Monday night. Colangione and the Standard completed the upset over Morrison Industries thanks to Colangiones lights-out performance on the mound as he struck out nine batters and didnt allow a baserunner the first three innings.
Thanks to a dominant pitching performance by Matthew Colangione, who had nine strikeouts in five innings of work and flirted with a no-hitter through the first three as he didn’t allow a baserunner, Southern Standard handed previously undefeated Morrison Industries its first loss, 5-4.The Standard and Morrison Industries went back-and-forth the entire game until the top of the fifth inning when Brax Hopkins laid down a perfect bunt to cut the lead to one, scoring Peyton Adams. Later in the inning the Standard scored two runs on a passed ball and a fielder’s choice to take the lead, 5-4, which wound up being the difference.The game started with the Standard taking the lead in the top of the first thanks to Alex Castaneda crushing a pitch down the third-base line. He scored from third on a passed ball and the Standard to a 1-0 lead.Morrison Industries was set down in order in the bottom of the inning by Colangione.