Elmhurst tops No. 18 W. New England
Wolak picks up pair of hits, RBIs to power Bluejays to victory
AUBURNDALE, Fla. -- Elmhurst won its fourth consecutive contest by upending No. 18 Western New England 7-4 on Monday afternoon at the RussMatt Tournament.
Dave Wolak sparked the Elmhurst offense with a pair of hits, including a double, while driving in a team-leading two runs. Zach Hofer, Mark Shield and Jake Bronkema finished with a hit and an RBI apiece in the Bluejays' win.
Shield also scored a pair of runs for the Bluejays. Brian Evans reached base three times from the leadoff spot with a hit and a pair of walks while also scoring a pair of runs.
Dave Parr recorded the victory from the mound for Elmhurst. Parr worked 5.2 innings allowing just six hits and two earned runs. He struck out six while not issuing a walk.
Joe Ramirez finished up in relief, earning a save in the process. Ramirez worked the final 3.1 innings and surrendered only a two run homer. He walked one and struck out two.