Big Macs Explode in Seventh Inning To Beat Upper St. Clair

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The Canon-McMillan baseball team couldn’t muster any offense for the first six innings of its Section 3-6A game at Upper St. Clair on Friday.

Fortunately, its pitching kept the Big Macs in the game until the offense came alive in the final inning for a 4-1 win. The Big Macs and Panthers were tied for second place in the section entering the game.

Senior Ian Hess delivered the big blow with a bases clearing double in the seventh inning to give the Big Macs the lead and breathing room.

Senior Zach Rohaley picked up the win by striking out the side in the last inning. Although he was saddled with a no decision, junior Cameron Weston was sensational for Canon-McMillan. Weston pitched 5 2/3 innings, struck out 11 batters and only allowed three hits.

The win improves Canon-McMillan to 8-3 overall and 5-2 in the section. The sit alone in second place and travel to Seneca Valley today in a non-section game at 11 a.m.

Upper St. Clair drops to fourth in the section with a 10-3 overall record and 5-3 mark in the section. The Panthers will travel to Baldwin on Monday in a section game at 4:15 p.m.