Jackfish moves into first-place tie

WELLAND – The Welland Jackfish moved into a first-place tie with London and Guelph after a 14-2 win over Barrie at home Saturday night.

Tyler Dupuis went 3-for-5 with four RBI and three runs as Welland improved to 30-11 with one game left. Justin Gideon homered and drove in two, James Smibert went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs, Gianfranco Morello had two hits and two runs, Mattingly Romanin had three hits and scored three times, Brandon Nicholson and Matteo Porcellato each drove in a run and scored and Hogan Brown knocked in three.

Rich Corrente (6-2) tossed six scoreless innings for the win. He scattered five hits and struck out one.

Frank Garces (2-3) took the loss, allowing six runs (five earned) on seven hits in two innings. He walked one and fanned four.

For Barrie (21-20), Owen Jansen went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI. Juan Familia singled and scored.