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Tuesday's baseball roundup: Jersey snafu sets stage for Eastern's win vs. Fairfield

EASTERN YORK 5, FAIRFIELD 4 (9) >> The Golden Knights and Green Knights resumed a suspended game in the sixth inning tied at 2. In the top of the ninth with one runner on base, Eastern's Colby Shimmel hit a hard ball to the first baseman. As he tried to field the ball, it went up in his sleeve and lodged in his jersey. It was called a dead ball, and the runners advanced to second and third. That set the stage for Brandon Knarr's single to center field that plated two runs.

"I've never seen a ball hit like that and go into a player's jersey," said Eastern head coach Blaine Garner.

Fairfield got a run back in the bottom of the ninth, but Eastern squashed any comeback hopes.

Eastern York 5, Fairfield 4

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EY, Kyle Billet, Tanner Shore, Brandon Knarr, Brandon Fry, Knarr and Matt Taylor. F, Dustin Baker and Johnny Griffin.

SO-BB — EY, Billet 1-1, Shore 1-2, Knarr 3-0, Fry 4-1. F, Baker 3-5; W — Fry; L — Baker; 2B — EY, Fry. F, Hunter House, Chris Kletz.

GETTYSBURG 4, YORK CATHOLIC 3 (11) >> Luke Wlazlak's walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted Gettysburg to victory in the completion of a suspended game. Wlazlak went 3-for-5 with two RBIs. He also struck out 10 batters in six innings of work when the game was first played on March 31.

Extra innings were needed after each team scored one run in the seventh inning.

Dillon Hippensteel and C.J. Burnside combined for four for the Irish.

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YC, Will Catterall, Chris Demarco (4), Jake Krevetski (7), Matt Knauer (8) and C.J. Burnside. Get, Luke Wlazlak, Jake Myers (7), Tyler Martin (8) and Chet Brockett.

SO-BB — YC, Catterall 1-1, Demarco 1-1, Krevetski 1-1, Knauer 1-3. Get, Wlazlak 10-1, Myers 1-3, Martin 5-1; W — Martin; L — Knauer; 2B — Get, Jay Geesaman, Michael Tempel.