JEFFERSON – The Jefferson Major League All-Stars won their second game in the tournament this time a 13-1 victory over Madison.
Mason Swiney started on the mound for Jefferson and struck out the side in the first inning.
Jefferson would take an early lead and never look back in the first inning as they started the game with four runs. Christian Marte reached after being hit by a pitch and scored on a two-run home run by Jason Vance. Jefferson loaded the bases with an error and two more hit Niemi made it 4-0 as he reached on a shot past the shortstop.
Matt Gianfagna tried to start a rally for Madison as he reached on a walk in the second inning. George Marquez followed with a single and Gianfagna was able to score on an error and an overthrow. Madison cut the lead 4-1 as Swiney gave up a walk to Johnny Gephart. Swiney struck out the next batter he faced and was relieved by Jacob Johnson with two on and two strikes. Johnson struck out the first batter he faced and picked up another strike out to end the inning.
Jefferson added to their lead in the second inning as Marte and Vance hit back-to-back singles. Swiney followed with a line-drive RBI single off of the glove of the second baseman, making it 5-1. Johnson helped himself with an RBI groundout. Josh Fink hit for extra bases with an RBI double. Chase Wilber made it first and third after an error and Vaughn Johnston walked to load the bases. Fink was able to score on a passed ball as Niemi walked to once again load the bases. Jefferson went up 10-1 as two runners were able to cross the plate on an RBI groundout by Brent Cotton.
Johnson started the third inning with a pair of strike outs before giving up a walk to Tyler Norris. Johnson pitched out of the inning by striking out the side to keep the game at 10-1.
Mason Swiney started the third inning with a monster solo homerun to deep center, making it 11-1. Johnson followed with a single and made it to third on an overthrow. Ethan Moore added to the lead with a sac-fly before Corey Wheeler singled. Jefferson added another run when James Miller reached on an error, making it 13-1.
Robert Niemi entered to pitch the final inning for Jefferson as he struck out a pair of batters. Jefferson won the game 13-1.