Sussex baseball had it's home opener against Monroe College JV and came away with two victories. In game one, offense and pitching was the story as Gustavo Souza pitched 7 complete innings in the victory, only allowing 2 hits all game, and allowing 1 unearned run. Offensively, Sussex had 9 hits, 8 walks, and 4 stolen bases to tally 13 runs for the game. Aldo Vallorosi (2-4 1run, 1RBI) and Matt Douma (3-4 2 runs, 1 RBI, SB) led the charge with multiple hits as Sussex won 13-1.
In Game 2, Sussex won on a walk off hit by Matt Douma in the last inning to give the Skylanders a come from behind win. Sean Kelemen got the win in relief going 3.1 innings and striking out 5 batters. Sussex won the game 8-7 in exciting fashion.
Offensive stats for the day:
Matt Douma 4-7 3 RBI's, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases
Aldo Vallorosi 3-6 2 runs RBI
Dalton DelRosso 3-6 Double 2 RBI's, run, stolen base