Alvinston Indians Capture Third Straight STDMFL Championship

September 21, 2015

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Sunday evening Alvinston traveled to Fingal for game 3 or their best of 5 series against St Thomas with a 2-0 series lead. The pitching matchup would be Ben Hodgins for the Indians and Ryan Cummings for the Storm

St Thomas would strike first in the bottom of the 2nd on an RBI single by Aaron Gould.

The Indians were held hit less through 4 innings, but would take a 2-1 lead in the top of the 5th after Craig Lyons singled, Kyle Vink hit a 2 run homerun

Alvinston would add an insurance run to take a 3-1 lead heading into the bottom of the 7th. Hodgins would retire the first two batter before Gould would single up the middle. Mark Coleman stepped to the plate and with one swing sent the game into extra innings tied 3-3.

Th Indians would respond in the top of the 8th when Jeff Lyons hit his 3rd homerun of the series for a 4-3 lead. Alvinston would add one more on and RBI single by Aaron Stocking.

St Thomas threatened in the bottom of the 8th bringing the winning run to the plate with one out. Kyle Crawford would enter the game in relief of Hodgins and retire the last two batters to secure the 5-3 victory.

Hodgins earned the win throwing 7.1 IP allowing 7H, 2BB striking out 8. Crawford earned the save in relief.







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