Forbes Road Falls to St. Joseph’s in State Playoffs

St. Joseph’s 5 Forbes Road 0

McConnellsburg, Pa. – Forbes Road’s playoff run was halted in round 1 of the PIAA Class 1A Baseball Championships.  The District V Champion Cardinals hosted District VI runner up St Joseph’s Academy at McConnellsburg High School.  St Joseph’s opened the scoring with three runs in the second, then added insurance runs in the sixth and seventh.  Forbes Road outhit St Joe’s six to four, but five Cardinal errors proved costly.  All five of St Joseph’s runs were unearned.  Matt Clippinger collected two hits on the afternoon.  Ethan Wright was charged with the pitching loss, despite surrendering just two hits over his five and one third innings of work.  The Cardinals finish the 2019 campaign with a record of 14-7, capped by the school’s second District V Championship.


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