Queens, NY, May 12, 2016 – The La Salle Academy JV Cardinals clinched 2nd place (CHSAA – A Division) with a 11-9 victory over St. John’s Prep at Elmjack Little League. With the win, LSA swept the season series (3-0) and finished 5-4 in the division and earned home-field in the A division JV semi-final playoff game on Thursday, May 18 against St. John’s who is locked in as the third seed.
As for the game putting up 11 runs isn’t easy but Jimmy Muniz lead the way with three hits. In fact, the top six of the JV Birds lineup went a combined 10 for 25 with 8 of the 11 runs scored. The offense was in support of Franklin Olivares who picked up the win going four innings – 4 hits, 6 runs, 4 earned, 5Ks and 7BBs. Nicholas Brito went the final three innings and although he made it interesting, three runs on three hits, he picked up the save for the game AND a winning season.
The Angry Bird was given to Franklin Olivares for his work on the mound (W, 4Inn, 4H, 6R, 4ER, 7BB, 5K) He also went 1 for 3 at the plate with a run scored.
Next Game: Thursday, May 19th, CHSAA A Division JV Semi-Final. St. John’s Prep (3) vs. La Salle Academy (2). Location and Time (TBA)