RALLY 3 TIMES TO DEFEAT OTTAWA, KEEP HOLD ON PLAYOFF SPOT
August 17, Augusta, NJ – The Sussex County Miners (37-43) came from behind on three separate occasions, including in the tenth inning when they scored twice, to defeat the Ottawa Champions (36-45) 7-6 on Thursday night at Skylands Stadium
The Miners were led offensively by Rubi Silva, who had two doubles among his four hits, and Chase McDonald, who hit a solo home run – his eighth of the season – and had three hits and two runs batted in. Key contributions came from Alexi Colon, who had two key hits in the later innings, as well as Ryan Wolfsberg‘s two hits and Jarred Mederos‘ two key hits in the ninth and tenth, including the game winning single to cap off the comeback.
The Miners start another crucial series for their playoff push, a three-game series against in-state rivals the New Jersey Jackals with a Friday night matchup beginning at 7:05 pm. Tickets for that and all 2017 Miners home schedule can be purchased by clicking on the link below or calling our box office at 973.940.0222.