Asbury-Heath leads Welland onslaught against Kitchener
KITCHENER – DeAndre Asbury-Heath led the Welland Jackfish's onslaught with two home runs and six RBI in a 19-8 win over the Kitchener Panthers Sunday afternoon.
Asbury-Heath also singled twice as the Jackfish (16-13) pounded out 18 hits. Brendon Nicholson went 2-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and two runs atop the Welland lineup, and Brendon Dadson added a pair of hits, including his first longball of the season, three RBI and two runs.
Mattingly Romanin had three hits, three runs and an RBI, Caleb Feuerstake singled, doubled and scored three times while driving in a run, Andrew Mercier went 3-for-6 with two runs and an RBI, Wilson Soriano scored twice, and Vaughn Bryan had two hits and two runs.
Rich Corrente (3-1) went seven innings on the mound for the win. He allowed three runs on seven hits with two walks.
For Kitchener, Liam Wilson and Brian Burton each had two hits and scored twice, while Wilson added an RBI. Zarley Cina hit a solo home run, while Mike Gordner, Zach Johnson and Keegan Marsden all drove in a run.
Christian Hauck (2-2) lasted two innings in a losing effort, giving up seven runs (five earned) on six hits with three walks and a strikeout.
Kitchener fell to 21-9.