Mohawks win opener of PGCBL Finals
Updated: Thursday, August 7 2014, 12:11 AM EDT
Amsterdam, NY - Zack Brown (Kentucky) came out of the bullpen with 5 and 1/3 innings of no-hit relief to lead the Amsterdam Mohawks to a 9-3 win over Newark Wednesday in Game 1 of the PGCBL best-of-three championship series.
The Pilots scored three runs in the top of the first inning, but would not dent the plate again before a packed house of 1,140 at Shuttleworth Park.
Brendan Tracy (Fairfield) and Tom Kain (Lynn) both homered in Amsterdam's come from behind effort.
The Mohawks can claim their third consecutive PGCBL championship with a win in Game 2 Thursday night in Newark.