Johnson’s Walk-off Picture-Perfect Ending in Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity’s Victory Over Riverdale


A walk-off single propelled Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity to a decisive, dramatic victory over Riverdale Varsity Rams, 2-1. The game was tied at one with Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity batting in the bottom of the seventh when C.J. Johnson singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity pitchers struck out 14, while Riverdale Varsity Rams pitchers sat down 12.

Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity fired up the offense in the first inning, when Johnson hit a solo homer.

Riverdale Varsity Rams evened things up at one in the top of the second inning when an error scored one run for Riverdale Varsity Rams.

Silas Braun was the winning pitcher for Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity. Braun went one inning, allowing zero runs on one hit, striking out two and walking zero.

Blake Sutton took the loss for Riverdale Varsity Rams. Sutton allowed two hits and one run over one and two-thirds innings, striking out four and walking one.

Jake Willems started the game for Riverdale Varsity Rams. The righty surrendered one run on five hits over five innings, striking out eight and walking one Johnson started the game for Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity. The righty went six innings, allowing one run on zero hits and striking out 12

Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity hit one home run on the day. Johnson had a dinger in the first inning.

Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity collected seven hits. Tyler Finnicum and Johnson each had multiple hits for Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity. Finnicum went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Monmouth-Roseville Titans Varsity in hits.

Trent Doty led Riverdale Varsity Rams with one hit in two at bats.

***Courtesy of Michelle Prior and M-R Titans Sports Boosters***

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