Jake Gillis smashed a game-tying home run and RCGC later added the winning run as the Roadrunners defeated Middlesex County College 5-4 to sweep the best of three game series Sunday afternoon in opening round NJCAA Region XIX Division III action.
Nilo Rijo drove in two runs while Dom D'Alessandro, Craig Alleyne and Isaiah Easterling chipped in with RBIs.
Ross Mintzer gained the win in relief of Matt Parr to improve his season record to 6-2.
RCGC won the opening contest 17-1. Eric Ainsley knocked in four runs while Matt Woods and Rijo added three RBIs each. Winning pitcher Sam Guckin allowed five hits and struck out five in five innings.
Coach Rob Valli's Runners improved to 43-12 overall
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NJCAA Region XIX Baseball Tournament Brackets