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President’s classic: T and J’s top Siglerville

In the night cap of the double header at Rec Park, Siglerville and TJs took the prime time stage in the battle of the Presidents of both Big Valley and Mifflin County Youth Baseball Leagues.

TJ’s top of its line up proved to provide the “Pop” its team needed as it was able to score eight of its team’s 10 runs to take home a hard fought 10-4 victory.

Logan Ruth picked up the victory.

Carrying a hot bat, Reese Christine was a hitting machine finishing with a 2-for-3 night plating a Home run, a double and racked up five RBIs while scoring twice.

Ruth also helped his cause as he finished with a single and three RBIs.

Fletcher Wilson posted two doubles and scored four times.

Also picking up hits for T and J’s were Carter Yohn and Jayden Fisher.

Offensively for Siglerville, the team got a 2-hit effort by Cameron Guss.

Others picking up hits were Michael Wilson, Chase Krepps and Parker Feltenberger.

After sending Siglerville down in order in the top of the first, the T and J’s offensive exploded onto the scene.

Wilson took a double into the right center gap to get things started.

Chase Leister followed with a walk.

Stepping up to the plate, Reese Christine was cool under pressure blasting a round tripper way over the fence, giving his team the early 3-0 lead going into the second.

Ruth and his defense sent away Siglerville without a run in the top of two.

T and J’s kept the offense rolling along, posting four more runs in the bottom of the second.

Jayden Fisher got things going on a 1-out walk.

Wilson followed with a walk as well.

Leister loaded the bases for Christine.

Christine smoked a double into the gap in right centerfield, scoring all two-of-three players, giving him his fifth RBI and expanded its lead to a 6-0.

Ruth followed by bouncing into a fielder’s choice that scored two on the play, sending the game into the third by holding onto a 7-0 advantage.

But Siglerville was not going to down without a fight as the bounced back to plate two.

After bouncing into an early fielder’s choice, Cooper Walters joined him on base.

Feltenberger singled in Wilson with a blast to right.

Carl Shirey brought in Walters via a fielder’s choice, making it a 7-2 advantage.

Neither team scored in the third but in the fourth T and J’s added one in the fourth and two in the fifth, taking a 10-2 lead into Siglerville’s final at bats.

Siglerville showed its heart in the top of the sixth.

Cameron Guss led things off with a slow bouncer that he hustled out for a single.

Blake Schreffler walked and then stole second, putting him in scoring position.

Michael Wilson picked up his first RBI when he smoked a screamer into right field, scoring Guss.

Schreffler finished the scoring walking home with the bases loaded.

But it wasn’t enough on this night as T and J’s held onto the 10-4 victory.

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