The Rockets continued varsity play this afternoon at Valley Forge HS. The Rockets beat the Patriots 9-3.
Defensively, the Rockets sent Sophomore Tony Buttari took to the mound and pitched a complete game. Buttari gave up 6 hits, walked 2 and struck out 7. Buttari improved his record to 3-3.
Offensively, the Rockets had several player with multiple hits in the game. Junior Jay Rinehart went 4 for 5 with a double and 3 RBI’s with 2 stolen bases. Junior Cooper Mendelow went 3 for 4 with an RBI. Sophomore Evan Bottone went 3 for 5 with 2 stolen bases and 3 runs scored. Junior Patrick Powers went 2 for 2 and had 2 runs scored. Sophomore Ryan Nolan also went 1 for 4 with an RBI in the game.
The Rockets improve their record to 9 and 4 (6-2 in GLC). They will host the Patriots on Thursday of this week in conference play.