West ChesterIn a thrilling doubleheader at the MSI Sports Complex in Aston, Pa., No. 15 West Chester clinched a sweep against visiting Kutztown in their Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) conference opener on Friday afternoon. 
 
In the first game, a walk-off single in the 11th inning sealed a tight 2-1 victory for West Chester (9-0). The Golden Rams (9-0, 2-0 PSAC East) extended their unbeaten streak to nine games. 
 
After a tense back-and-forth battle, three consecutive two-out walks loaded the bases, setting the stage for Evan Profy to deliver a clutch single to left-center field, securing the win. 
 
Starting pitcher Julian Costa pitched 5 1/3 solid innings, yielding only one run on five hits, while Kyle Lazer recorded five strikeouts in relief over 1 2/3 innings. 
 
West Chester's offense was without a hit until the eighth inning when Avery Spencer's single broke the hitless streak.
 
In the second game, West Chester staged a remarkable two-out, four-run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning, securing a 7-2 victory. 
 
Joe Sperone showcased his pitching prowess, lasting 5 1/3 innings and allowing just two runs on seven hits while striking out five without issuing a walk. 
 
Spencer stood out again, going 2-for-4, while Joe Kaleck contributed two RBIs. 
 
With this sweep, West Chester has now won 13 of their last 15 meetings against Kutztown, their Eastern Division rivals. 
 
The series will conclude with another doubleheader on Sunday at Kutztown, beginning at 1 p.m. 
 
Elsewhere, Jefferson (6-4) swept a doubleheader with Lincoln, taking the first game 7-5 before cruising to a 22-2 win in the nightcap. 
 
Albert Bobadillia collected the win the opener, surrendering one earned run over 4 1/3 innings. Diego Santiago contributed two RBIs in the win. 
 
The Rams relied on the longball in the nightcap, crushing four homers off Lincoln pitching. Justin Egner finished 4-for-4 in the contest with three runs scored. 
 
Other Scores 
Ashland 12, Holy Family 3 
Holy Family 12, Davis & Elkins, 1

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