Pedus leads West Warwick past Chariho in nightcap, 8-3!

Posted by Rhode Island Connie Mack Baseball - 2019 on Jul 16 2019 at 03:56AM PDT

Led by the stellar pitching of Alex Pedus (pictured), West Warwick won the second game of a doubleheader, 8-3, over Chariho.

Pedus, who went the distance, struck out 14 batters and did not allow a free pass. Out of 96 pitches thrown, he threw 70 strikes.

For Chariho, Justin Giles, who threw 71 of 126 pitches for strikes, allowed only three earned runs on five hits in 6 2/3 innings of work.

In the top of the seventh inning with West Warwick clinging to a 5-3 lead with two outs, Colby Knott hit an rbi single to left field to score Brenda Griffin (single) and Bryan Araujo hit a two-run triple for an 8-3 lead.

Offensively, West Warwick was led by Nick Pedus (2/2, four runs scored and four stolen bases), Araujo (1/3, one triple and three rbi’s), Kyle Kortick (1/3, one double and two runs scored), Knott (1/4, one run scored and one rbi), Brendan Griffin (1/1, one run scored) and Dylan Lombari (1/1).

Alan Carpenter, who caught all 14 innings of the doubleheader, led Chariho with three hits.

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