Westmoreland County American League Baseball title game preview
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | 10:01 AM
Previewing the Westmoreland County American League Baseball championship:
Who: Bushy Run (12-8) vs. Latrobe (16-2)
When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (after the game was rained out Tuesday)
Where: Legion-Keener Park, Latrobe
About Latrobe: The Jethawks, who are 20-13 overall, take a five-game winning streak into the final, including an improbable, 13-12 comeback victory over Yough in the quarterfinals. Yough led, 11-0. … Latrobe has swept two playoff series and swept Bushy Run during the regular season by scores of 2-1 and 9-4. … Cam Dominick went 3 for 3 and also pitched six strong innings in the second meeting. … Clay Petrosky leads the team in hits (30) and runs (22). … The Jethawks have been powered by strong pitching. Ethan Boring is 6-1 with a 1.56 ERA, Jake Bradish is 5-1 with 40 strikeouts, and Dominick is 4-1 with 39 Ks.
About Bushy Run: Giovanni Scott was the winning pitcher and Gavin Berardi ripped a rally-starting two-run double as Bushy Run downed Murrysville, 8-2, in the third and deciding game of a semifinal series. … Scott is hitting .448 with two home runs and 21 RBIs. Anthony Sherwin, a Bucknell recruit, has a .500 average and Garrett Couch has 16 runs scored. … Bushy Run won District 31 in 2017 and ‘19, and took third in ‘18. Both teams have advanced to the regional playoffs.
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