The Galeton Tigers baseball team earned their second win of the season Tuesday evening at Oswayo Valley. The Tigers started the game with Tre Slawson on the mound. Slawson leads Galeton with 21 innings from the bump with 31 strikeouts.
Through four innings of play the Tigers led 2-1. Galeton extended their lead in the fifth with another score to go up by two runs.
The Green Wave answered in the bottom half of the inning with a three runs to take their first lead since the beginning of the game.
The Tigers offense found their rhythm in the final two innings and put up an extraordinary 10 runs to earn a nine run victory on the road.
Slawson finished his night pitching with 10 strikeouts and allowed just seven hits.
Slawson was also a force at the plate going 3-for-5 with two RBIs and scoring twice. Foster Kosa was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI.
Hunter Crowell also accounted for three hits and led the Tigers with four RBIs.
Trey Kalacinski was 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and scored twice.
Wyatt Kosa matched Kalacinski going 2-for-4 with an RBI and scoring twice.
Jake Cochran was responsible for two hits and scored twice.
Seth Succowich went 1-for-4 and had three RBIs in the win.
Saturday the Tigers hosted Port Allegany in a game that included more offense than most high school football games. In the 27-17 loss to the Gators, the Tigers scored the most runs in a single game this season as well as the most runs in a single inning.
Port Allegany set the pace early with 11 runs in the first three innings. The Tigers decimated the Gator’s lead in the bottom half of the third with a monster 10-run at bat.
The Gators, who scored in every inning, put another seven runs on the board in the fourth to pull ahead by eight runs.
Galeton was unable to keep pace with Port Allegany through the final three innings. Although the Tigers put seven more runs across the plate, the Gators offense tacked on nine more runs and took a 27-17 win on the road.
With five RBIs, four hits and three trips around the bases Galeton’s Crowell led the Tigers on offense.
Cochran had a strong night hitting going 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Succowich had three hits and three RBIs for the Tigers.
The Tigers conclude the season Thursday when they host Oswayo Valley and look to earn the season sweep against the Green Wave.