Cape Gazette

Lewes majors fall to Woodbridge 5-3, meet again for District 3 championship

Jul 14, 2014
Photo by: Dan Cook Lewes catcher Mason Fluharty holds on to the ball for a force out despite being taken out by Woodbridge base runner Gabe Wescott.

The Lewes major league boys' baseball team fell to Woodbridge 5-3 Sunday, July 13 to set up a District 3 championship rematch at Bridgeville between the two squads. Woodbridge battled out of the losers' bracket after falling 4-2 to Millsboro July 7.

Luke Johnson pitched 4 1/3 innings for Lewes, striking out eight and allowing just three hits and two walks. Jake Gelof came in and pitched 1 1/3 innings in relief, striking out four and allowing just three hits.

Bryan Ciabattoni went 1-3 for Lewes with a single to knock in the first run of the game. Mason Fluharty hit a sacrifice grounder in the fifth inning to give Lewes the 3-1 lead until Woodbridge's Ricky Kane went yard with a grand slam in the top of the sixth to put Woodbridge ahead to stay.

Woodbridge pitchers teamed to hold Lewes to just one hit in the game.

Lewes starting pitcher Luke Johnson threw 5 1/3 innings and allowed just three hits and put eight batters in the book via the K. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Lewes' Jake Gelof slides safely into third. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Lewes left-handed batter Chase Hesson lays down a bunt. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Lewes second baseman L. B. Harrington awaits a throw at second. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Mason Fluharty delivers with a sacrifice for Lewes. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Lewes relief pitcher Jake Gelof delivers to the plate. Gelof put four Woodbridge batters in the book via the strikeout. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Lewes left fielder Olin Kennedy gets the ball in quickly to the cutoff man. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Shortstop Ryan Gibbons eats up a Woodbridge grounder. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Lewes starting pitcher Luke Johnson delivers to the plate. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Jake Gelof delivers with a curve ball. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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