Second and third grade advance to finals

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Sydney University Baseball Club will be represented by 2nd’s and 3rd’s in round two of the SWBL Playoffs; with both teams just one win away from making Grand Final weekend.

2nd Grade defeated Quakers Hill 5-4, as Sydney Uni’s offence delivered clutch go-ahead hits in three separate innings.  The Cynics’ pitching staff combined to strike out 13 batters, Dave Symons and Zak Horton contributed 2 hits and 2 RBI’s apiece; capitalised by the latter’s solo HR in the bottom of the 8th for the winning run. Second Grade boxscore available here

3rd Grade lost to Petersham 7-1, but have a second bite thanks to a top-2 finish. The Cynics were the better team early but were unable to capitalise, leaving 12 runners on base. Anthony Palmer and Tim Nelson both had 2 hits, whilst Lachlan Dean pitched sharp innings to start, before momentum swung to the opposition. Third Grade boxscore available here.

Coming Up: SWBL Finals 2017

3rd Grade

Sydney Uni vs Hawkesbury
1.00pm, Saturday 12 August
Petersham Oval

2nd Grade
Sydney Uni vs Petersham
9.00am, Sunday 13 August
Petersham Oval