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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ryan Riley 10th inning single lifts Mansfield to 12-10 win over Manhattanville

FT. PIERCE, FL – Ryan Riley delivered a bases-loaded single in the top of the 10th inning to knock in the winning run to lead Mansfield to a 12-10 win over Manhattanville College Monday in Ft. Pierce, FL.

Manhattanville took an early lead after scoring five runs in the second inning of starter Chris Zelko and led 7-2 after four innings before Mansfield mounted a comeback.

The Mountaineers scored a run in the fifth and six innings before exploding for six runs in the eighth, keyed by home runs from Abram Yeakel and Cody Stinger, to take a 10-9 lead.

Manhattanville (2-4) scored a run in the bottom of the inning to tie the score and a scoreless ninth inning sent the game into extra innings.

In the top of the tenth, Yeakel led off with a single and moved to third on a double by Justin Garcia. Stinger than walked to load the bases for Riley who singled through the middle to drive in Yeakel. Justin Baer the lofted a sacrifice fly to score Garcia.

Manhattanville treated in the bottom of the 10th. With runners on first and third with one out, Ryan Giblin fielded a hard grounder at short, stepped on second and fired to first for a game-ending double play.

Stinger went 3-4 with two home runs and three RBI’s to lead the Mansfield offense while Yeakel was 4-5 with a home run and three RBI’s.

Chad Smith picked up the win with a scoreless 10th inning.

Mansfield improves to 4-2 and will play Pitt-Johnstown in a doubleheader on Tuesday.

Mansfield  12     Manhattanville 10

Mansfield            101         011         060         2              12-13-5
Manhattanville    052         001         110         0              10-11-3

Mansfield (4-2): Chris Zelko, Mike Martin (3), Trevor Tellip (8), Joe Will (9), Chad Smith (10 (W, 1-0) and Abram Yeakel

2b – Justin Garcia             HR – Yeakel (1), Cody Stinger 2 (2)
RBI – Stinger 3, Ryan Giblin 2, Yeakel 2, Chris Miller, Ryan Riley, Justin Baer, Garcia

Manhattanvile (2-4): Brenden Murname, Joe Donnelly (5), Sean Kahn (7), Joe Kain (8), Frank Albano (9) (L-0-1) and Jeff Dunn

2b – Thomas Verrengia, Stephen Pinto, Jason Monforte, Chris DelGrosso
RBI – DelGrosso 2, Verrengia, Pinto, Paul Beljec



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