In an intense and closely-fought match, the Trenton Thunder emerged victorious against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Saturday, resulting in a series split as they head into today’s final game. The back-and-forth contest kept fans on the edge of their seats as both teams battled for supremacy on the field. The Thunder managed to secure the win in a thrilling game that showcased the skill and determination of both sides. With the series now tied at one game apiece, Sunday’s finale promises to be a decisive and exciting showdown as both teams aim to claim victory and secure the series. Sports enthusiasts can expect an action-packed game as the Thunder and Scrappers give it their all in pursuit of the series win.
The Thunder had a strong offensive performance yesterday, with a notable comeback in the late innings. After taking an early lead and then falling behind, the Thunder’s bats came alive in the eighth inning, where they scored four runs to regain the lead. Kolby Johnson was a standout player for the Thunder, delivering a crucial bases-clearing double that turned the tide in their favor. His impressive performance earned him the Hyatt Regency Princeton Thunder Player of the Game title, with a line of 4-5, 4 RBIs, two runs, and a stolen base.
Manager Jeff Manto spoke highly of Kolby Johnson, suggesting he would be a candidate for an MVP award if the Draft League had one. The bullpen also played a vital role, with right-handed reliever David Stiehl earning his first win of the season, and Brennan O’Neil securing the save with a strikeout for the final out.
The Thunder’s victory improved its record to 18-19 in the second half and 37-26 overall. The final game of the series is set for today Sunday, August 27th, at 1:00 p.m. Fans are invited to the Trenton Thunder Ballpark for Post Game Fireworks and Indian Heritage Night.
Purchase tickets by calling (609)-394-3300 or visiting the official website trentonthunder.com.