NA Edged By Seneca Valley In Extra Innings, 8-7

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Senior Tyler McNany’s RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted Seneca Valley to an 8-7 walk-off win over North Allegheny on Tuesday afternoon in game two of a three-game series.

In a topsy-turvy Section 1-6A contest, North Allegheny rallied from a pair of four-run deficits to take a 7-6 lead in the top of the seventh inning. Trailing 6-2 after four innings, the Tigers inched back in the top of the sixth and trimmed the deficit to 6-4 thanks to RBI singles by freshman J.J. Mancuso and junior Mason Smith.

Down to their final three outs in the top of the seventh, the Tigers continued their comeback bid and tied the game at 6-6 on a two-run base hit by junior Augie Maslo, With one out in the inning, an RBI groundout by senior Charles Mau gave North Allegheny its first lead of the game, 7-6.

In the bottom of the seventh, a bases-loaded walk by senior Mike DelDuca knotted the score at 7-7 and set the stage for McNany’s game-winning base hit in the eighth.

Mau took the loss in relief, allowing the final run in the eighth. DelDuca blew the save in the seventh but was credited with the win thanks to Seneca Valley’s late-game rally.

North Allegheny slips to 10-3 overall and 7-1 in Section 1-6A, while Seneca Valley improves to 7-5-1 and 4-4 in the section. The Tigers will host the Raiders in the rubber match of the series on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast live by the North Allegheny Sports Network.

Line Score - Baseball vs. Seneca Valley- 04/23/2024

Score by Innings12345678RHE
North Allegheny010102307121
Seneca Valley41010011880
WP - Mike DelDuca LP - Cole Suba (1-1)