Metro Ice defeats Marlins 7-3, takes 2-0 lead in LCS.

Metro Ice defeated the Colebrook Elevator Marlins by a score of 7-3 to take a 2-0 lead in the League Championship Series.

JT Taylor pitched 6 1/3 innings, picking up the win.  Taylor got into trouble in the 6th, but Ice newcomer AJ Armstrong was able to escape the jam by inducing a double play.  Armstrong worked the 8th innning as well, and last nights winner, Jake Foster, closed out the 9th.

The Ice offense was lead by leadoff hitter Derek Armstrong, who went 4 for 5 with a double and 4 RBI, Ryan Trimbur who went 3 for 4, and Nick Charnas who went 2 for 4.

Tom Popadak pitched a complete game for the Marlins, striking out 7 in the loss.  Popadak wasn’t helped by 7 miscues by the Marlins defense.

Bobby Duley went 3 for 5 with 2 doubles, and Popadak went 3 for 4 with 2 doubles lead the Marlins offense.

Game 3 is scheduled to take place Wednesday evening, 7 PM at Packard Park.

Results

Team123456789RHE
Marlins0000101013117
Metro Ice2103010007141

Marlins

# Batting AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB SF HBP
Tom Popadak403200100000
Shawn Pelo401000100001
Joe Hardy401000000000
Nick Morton501000000000
Alex Fitzgerald401000002000
Mike Gadzalski310000001001
Miguel Acevedo400000002000
Bobby Dulay523200000000
Stefan Lesnansky401000001000
 Total37311400206002
Pitching W L Save IP IPx H R ER HR BB SO Hold
Tom Popadak0108012710270
Total0108012710270

Metro Ice

# Batting AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB SF HBP
Derek Armstrong514100400000
Slayman Awadallah000000000000
BJ Buie000000010000
Ryan Trimbur403000100000
Kyle Watson401000001000
Mark Leone400000000000
Mike Semach100000001000
Nick Zajaczkowski321000010000
Nick Charnas412000101000
Matt Schultz311000102000
Nick Capogreco411000002000
Wes Wiltrout300000000010
Derek Morrison311000000000
 Total38714100727010
Pitching W L Save IP IPx H R ER HR BB SO Hold
Jake Foster000100100010
JT Taylor1006110220030
AJ Armstrong000121000020
Total1008311320060