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Peshtigo Falls In Legion Opener 9-3
The Peshtigo Legion team opened the 2014 season with a 9-3 home loss to the Green Bay Bluejays Monday. Coach Marty Zeske diamond troops went up 1-0 in the first inning as number three batter Jordan Berth blasted a long home run over the left centerfield fence.
Green Bay knotted the score in the second then took the lead with a run in the fourth and six more in the fifth.
Down 9-1, Peshtigo didnt go down quietly and added two runs in the sixth. Marcus Sharkey ripped a one-out double, Trey Shepard added a RBI single then circled the sacks on a wild pitch, steal of third and an error.
Matt Borkovec worked five inning for Peshtigo allowing 8 runs on six hits with three walks and 4 strikeouts. Southpaw Zak Pickl threw one-hit ball over the final two frames, giving up one run with no walks and one strikeout.
Collin Shaw and Jake Watecka shared mound chores for the Bluejays.