Masontown pulled away with five runs in the bottom of the third inning for a 10-1 victory Tuesday night over visiting Mitch’s Bail Bonds in Fayette County Baseball League action.
Masontown (10-4) can secure second place in the standings with a victory over Carmichaels (9-4) in the regular season finale Thursday night at home.
Masontown was leading 2-1 entering the bottom of the third inning.
With a run already in in the third inning, Nate Zimcosky belted a two-run double for the middle runs in the five-run inning.
Masontown added single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings.
Zimcosky paced Masontown with two hits and three RBI.
Chad Petrush, Zach Uhazie and Kaine Frye all doubled in the win. Colby Simmons finished with a pair of singles.
Uhazie went the distance for the win, allowing one earned run on four hits with one walk and 14 strikeouts.
Carmichaels 4, Fayette Raiders 0 — The Copperheads made the most of two hits for a Fayette County Baseball League road victory.
Carmichaels improves to 9-4 with games against ARH Industries on Wednesday and the season finale at Masontown on Thursday. Should Carmichaels defeat ARH Industries, the winner of Thursday’s game will finish second and have home field advantage in the semifinals.
The Fayette Raiders finish with a 3-12 record.
Connor Kelly, Joel Spishock and Joby Lapkowicz walked around a sacrifice bunt in the top of the third inning. Chuck Gasti then plated all three with a double.
Joe Sabolek went the distance for the win, allowing four hits with two walks and nine strikeouts.
Anthony Dellapenna took the loss.