OP Baseball Wins Third Straight Over Brearley


Image courtesy of Michelle Grasso

Emmett Gaffney, Staff Writer/Co-Editor

Oratory topped David Brearley at 10-3 on Tuesday. It was the third straight win for OP, as they are turning around their less-than-stellar start to the season.

Sophomore Matthew Seelagy got the starting nod– and pitched a gem. Seelagy went 6 innings, striking out 6 and only surrendering 2 ER.

The offense was just as good, however.  In the bottom of the first, OP jumped out to an early lead thanks to a Logan Drone homerun. Brearley would tack on 3 runs in the top of the 3rd, thanks to a single and walk. In the bottom of the 4th, Jack Cuddihy laced a triple to the left-field fence, scoring Gobel and knotting the game at 3. However, the game would not stay tied for long. In the bottom of the 5th, a Logan Drone single scored O’Dowd and set the table for a 3-RBI Jack Greco inside-the-park homerun. Junior Tyler Gobel would score Colandrea on a single, as well. Drone would hit another home-run (this time inside-the-park) in the bottom of the 6th, before Kyle Hart would close the door in the 7th (and hit a massive home run in the top of the same inning).

Logan Drone was, by far, the offensive player of the game. Drone went 4-4 with 2 HRs and 4 RBIs. Greco had 3 RBIs as well.

Image courtesy of Michelle Grasso

It was the 3rd straight win for OP, who is quietly starting to heat up before Thursday’s game vs Linden and Saturday’s game vs Summit.

Go Rams!