Rodriguez Is Perfect as Explorers Win 9-2
By Alexander Prieto
The Explorers took down the Westland Hialeah Wildcats yesterday 9-2, improving to 17-1 on the year. The Explorers scored their runs in bunches, scoring 3 runs in the third, fifth and sixth innings powered by 11 hits as a team. Senior Christian Rodriguez was perfect on the day going 4-4 and coming up a triple shy of hitting for the cycle. Along with Rodriguez, juniors Matt Alfonso, E.J. Doscow and Chris Bohrereach collected multiple hits. Senior Chris Gonzalez earned the win for the Explorers earning his fifth win on the year. He tossed 4 innings giving up just three hits and striking out 5. Juniors Anthony Arguelles and Chris Mederos came in relief of Gonzalez to shut out the Wildcats for good. The Explorers look for a ninth straight win as they take on Miami Springs next Tuesday at 6:30 at Columbus.