No. 13 Notre Dame 9 Hopewell Valley – Mercer County Tournament Final
No. 13 in the NJ Top 20 Notre Dame won its ninth Mercer County Tournament Title with a 9-3 win over fourth seeded Hopewell Valley. After falling behind 3-1, the third seed Irish opened things up in the bottom of the fifth inning off a Jake Kmiec RBI single to eventually go ahead 7-3. Kmiec would end the day 3-3 with 2 RBI’s including two triples. MVP honors went to West Point commit Robbie Buecker who after giving up two runs early on buckled down to end the evening with three hits allowed and six strikeouts. This victory brings the Irish’s record to 19-1 in 2019. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:
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