Newport starting pitcher Trevor Tinder earned his first win of the season, striking out nine batters over five scoreless innings to lead the Gulls to a 2–0 victory over the Mystic Schooners on Monday night. The Gulls outhit the Schooners 6–4 in the ballgame.

In the first inning, Newport took an early 1–0 lead as Kameron Misner doubled and eventually crossed the plate on Tyler Green’s RBI single. The Gulls would add on to their lead in the fourth inning as Liam O’Regan blasted his second home run of the year to put Newport ahead, 2–0.

Newport’s pitching kept Mystic’s offense off balance throughout the game as reliever Samuel Lanier tossed two scoreless innings before Cameron Enck recorded his first save of the year shutting down the Schooners in the eighth and ninth frames. Centerfielder Drew Arciuolo paced the Gulls’ offense going 2–4.

For the Schooners, starting pitcher Ronald Grant took the loss allowing two earned runs over five innings on six hits. Guiding Mystic’s offense was Brett Bond who went 2–4.

After traveling to Danbury tomorrow, the Gulls will host the Westerners on Wednesday night at 6:35 p.m. from Cardines Field. At the ballpark, it will be Newport Art Museum Night where 250 free water bottles will be given out courtesy of St. Michaels Day School.

Ryan M. Belmore

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