The Patchogue-Medford Raiders Varsity and William Floyd both had scoring chances on Tuesday, but it was the Patchogue-Medford Raiders Varsity that were able to capitalize on them as they pulled out an 8-3 win at William Floyd High School.
William Floyd had 10 hits compared with the Patchogue-Medford Raiders Varsity's nine, but William Floyd stranded 11 runners on base.
Rich Ciufo had a hot bat for the Patchogue-Medford Raiders Varsity. Rich went 3-4, drove in one and scored two runs. He singled in the first and fifth innings and doubled in the seventh inning.
Andrew Garcia got the win for the Patchogue-Medford Raiders Varsity. He allowed three runs over five innings. Andrew struck out one, walked none and gave up nine hits.
Almodovar couldn't get it done on the mound for William Floyd, taking a loss. He allowed eight runs in 6 2/3 innings, walked four and struck out three.
The Patchogue-Medford Raiders Varsity stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring three runs on a two-run double by Andrew and an RBI single by Zach Genaway.
After pushing across three runs in the bottom of the sixth, William Floyd faced just a 4-3 deficit. An RBI single by Kauky, an RBI single by McAleevy, and an RBI single by Trypaluk gave William Floyd life. The Patchogue-Medford Raiders Varsity stopped the rally after Josh Browning got Gioia to.
The Patchogue-Medford Raiders Varsity added four more runs in the top of the seventh. Rich kicked things off with a double, plating John Shwonik.
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