T&C Lawn Care mows down Expert Express

from staff reports

   The pitching of Jeff Peters and the hitting of Jarred Irick sparked T&C Lawn Care to a 7-2 win over Expert Express Tuesday night.
   In a battle between the top two teams in the American League, Lawn Care got a two-hitter and 14 strikeouts from Peters, who helped his own cause offensively with a triple in two at-bats.
   Irick topped his team at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a triple. Franky Covarrubias, 1-for-1, and Josh Peterson, 1-for-3, bunted their way aboard.
   T&C set the tone for this contest by seizing a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Express cut that lead in half with single runs in the fourth and fifth innings, then Lawn Care tallied three to seal the outcome.
   Nick Papantoniou recorded eight strikeouts from the mound and went 1-for-1 at the plate to lead Expert. Jake Oliver chipped in a 1-for-2 effort.