Photo Caption: JC Rodriguez runs the bases on Friday against the New Jersey Jackals. He went 2-3 with a solo home run in the Boulders’ 5-3 win. (Photo Credits: Drew Wohl, Rockland Boulders)
Conor Bierfeldt hit a two-run home run in the second inning to give the Boulders a lead they would not relinquish as Rockland rolled to a 5-3 win over the New Jersey Jackals on Friday.
After allowing the Jackals to score one run in the top of the first inning, Bierfeldt’s home run put the Boulders up 2-1.
Rockland scored two more in the third inning on a Marcus Nidiffer RBI triple and a Cody Regis RBI ground-rule double to make the score 4-1.
JC Rodriguez hit a home run of his own in the fourth inning to knock in the Boulders’ fifth run to make the score 5-1.
New Jersey hit two RBI singles to make the score 5-3, but the Jackals’ comeback attempt was stopped there.
Bo Budkevics pitched five innings, allowing one run on four hits and two walks while striking out three to earn the win.
The Boulders continue their run toward the playoffs against the rival New Jersey Jackals on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
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