Orange Post 127 defeated West Haven 10-0 on Wednesday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Teddy Hague induced a groundout to finish off the game.
Adam Hurwitz led Orange to victory by driving in four runs. He went 3-for-4 at the plate. Hurwitz drove in runs with a double in the third and a double in the sixth.
Post 127 captured the lead in the first inning. Al Smith homered on the first pitch at-bat in the first inning, scoring two runs.
Orange scored four runs in the third inning. The big inning was thanks to a double by Hurwitz, a single by Zach Cole and another single.
A single in the first inning was a positive for West Haven.
Jared Smith earned the win for Orange. He threw four innings, surrendering zero runs, six hits, and striking out two. One of West Haven’s pitchers pitched three and one-third innings, surrendering seven runs, seven hits, and striking out one.
Post 127 collected 11 hits. Hurwitz, Smith, and Quentin Pitter each had multiple hits for Orange, and the team didn’t commit a single error in the field.
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