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Colonials defeat Holy Name in baseball

 

Shrewsbury High School second baseman Ryan Dube makes the throw to first on this ball hit deep to the hole.  Dube threw out Holy Name's Mike Piekarczyk on the play.

Shrewsbury High School second baseman Ryan Dube makes the throw to first on this ball hit deep to the hole. Dube threw out Holy Name’s Mike Piekarczyk on the play.

By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials hosted the Holy Name Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School Naps for their MIAA Baseball Central Division 1 first round game May 31 in Shrewsbury.

The Naps scored first to lead off the game, but then the Colonials’ starting pitcher Jeff Svendsen settled in.  However, it took the Colonials until the fifth inning to score, as they put three runs on the scoreboard.  Shrewsbury scored one more time in the sixth while Holy Name scored a run in the eighth.  Shrewsbury then brought in Jay Reynolds who earned the save in a 4-2 win.

The Colonials will now meet the St. John’s High School Pioneers in the quarter final round.

Photos/Chris Wraight

Shrewsbury High School shortstop Mike Coggeshall prepares to field this ground ball.

Shrewsbury High School shortstop Mike Coggeshall prepares to field this ground ball.

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