STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - It took 12 innings, but the Jamestown Jammers earned their third win in four games with a 5-3 victory over the Staten Island Yankees on the Fourth of July.
The Jammers (6-10) broke into the scoring column first in the game when Juancito Martinex homered to deep left to make it 1-0. In the fourth, Jamestown added a second run - this one coming when Anthony Gomez singled home Kentrell Dewitt who had doubled.
The Yankees cut the lead to 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth and actually forged ahead 3-2 after five innings. However, Jamestown had just enough to score a late run and tie things at 3-3.
In the eighth, Felix Munoz sent the Jammers' second home run of the evening, sailing out of the park and the 3-3 score would hold up until the end of the regulation nine innings.
After playing into the 12th, the Jammers finally came through offensively to take a two-run lead. Yefri Perez started things with a two-out walk and he scored on an RBI double from Munoz. Not long after that, Matt Juengel smashed an RBI single and the visitors led 5-3.
Jheyson Manzueta set down the Yankees in order in the bottom of the 12th, including two via the punchout to secure the win.
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2b-Kentrell Dewitt (J), Wes Wilson (S), Danny Oh (S), Felix Munoz (J). 3b-Saxon Butler (S). HR-Juancito Martinez (J), Munoz (J). WP-Jheyson Manzueta. LP-Eric Erickson.
The Jammers finished with 11 hits, including two each from Munoz, Dewitt, Gomez and Martinez. Manzueta allowed just two hits in two innings and struck out three to earn the win.
Jamestown is back in action Thursday at Staten Island.