Doubleheader Rockland-Sussex 8-5 and 5-2

With back-to-back three-run innings in the third and fourth innings, the Boulders won the opener of a doubleheader against the Miners by an 8-5 final. After 3B Riley Palmer homered to start the home half of the third for Rockland, DH Jared Schlehuber drove in two on a two-RBI single later in the frame. In the fourth, CF Jared McDonald hit a two-run home run, and LF Mike Schwartz checked in with an RBI double later in the inning. C Marcus Nidiffer also homered for Rockland, a solo shot in the second inning.  On the mound, RHP Alex Gouin tossed two innings for the win, and RHP Hector Nelo worked a scoreless seventh for the save. For Sussex County, C Elvin Soto was 2-for-4 with two triples.  In game two, DH Marcus Nidiffer blasted a three-run home run in the bottom of the first, and Rockland didn’t look back as the Boulders beat the Miners 5-2 in the nightcap of the doubleheader. CF Jared McDonald added an RBI single in the second, and a fifth run scored on a balk in the fourth. McDonald and C Alex DeBellis had two hits apiece for the Boulders in the win. RHP Bo Budkevics struck out six in six innings for the win, and RHP Daniel Carela struck out a batter in the seventh to pick up the save. For Sussex County, LF Carl Thomore was 3-for-3.

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