Legion baseball: Fayetteville starts with narrow win
The first day of Franklin County American Legion baseball play saw former teammates taking the field, with Fayetteville and Chambersburg pitted against one another Tuesday evening.
Neither team generated much offense, but it was Fayetteville that eked out a narrow victory, 2-0.
"It was kind of a weird game, where nothing too exciting happened," Fayetteville manager Kyle Patterson said. "We just did a couple more little things, and that was the difference. That's what we've been preaching in practice and during our scrimmages, and it paid off today."
Both teams were errorless, but Fayetteville had six hits, compared to just two for Post 46.
Josiah Picard led Fayetteville by going 2-for-2, while Kaden Hoover had an RBI single and Trent Ebersole drove in another run. Tristan Daywalt earned the win, while Chance McClure was credited with a save.
For Chambersburg, Kevin Carbaugh led off the game with a single, and Dakota Bitner notched the team's only other hit.
Waynesboro 5, Greencastle-Antrim 4, 9 innings: Waynesboro's Francisco Maya played hero with a walkoff RBI in the bottom of the ninth inning in the team's opening game against Greencastle.
Zack Stultz earned the win for Post 15 striking out four in three innings, while Kyle Hoffman had a quality outing with four Ks and just one walk in six innings of work.
"Defense was a little sloppy early, but the boys cleaned it up and they battled," Waynesboro manager Kevin Geesaman said. "Kyle gave a solid game as always, and Zach came in and gave us a chance. We had good contributions across the board. We have experienced kids and I'm excited for the rest of the season."
Greencastle's Derek Measell took the loss in relief for Spencer Myers. Measell walked the leadoff batter in the bottom of the ninth, and allowed back-to-back singles, including Maya's game-winning hit.