West Chester Baseball
West Chester staged a remarkable ninth-inning comeback, scoring three runs without even needing a hit, and then held off Wilmington's late rally to secure a thrilling 10-9 victory. This game was a continuation from March 19 when it was halted due to darkness. 
With the score tied in the top of the ninth, West Chester (23-5) capitalized on defensive errors by Wilmington. Joe Kaleck and John DeMucci reached base due to errors, followed by a walk to Anthony Boccio that loaded the bases with no outs. Avery Spencer was then hit by a pitch, bringing home Kaleck, and a subsequent walk to pinch-hitter John Dunion added another run. Darius Troche contributed a sacrifice fly, completing the three-run surge, all of which were unearned but crucial for West Chester's victory. 
Wilmington (14-12) staged a dramatic rally in the bottom of the ninth, putting the first two batters on base against West Chester closer, Kyle Lazer. These two batters eventually crossed home plate, narrowing the lead. However, Lazer (2-1) showed resilience and determination, managing to retire the side and strand the tying run at second base. 

Reflecting on the earlier part of the game on March 19, West Chester initially built a commanding 7-0 lead after three innings. However, Wilmington mounted a comeback with a four-run sixth inning and a three-run eighth inning, ultimately tying the game. 
The decision to suspend the game was made in collaboration between the umpires and both teams' head coaches due to inadequate daylight to complete the ninth inning. 
The victory extends West Chester's winning streak to 13 games. 

West Chester's victory propels them into the Bill Giles Championship Game on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park. They are set to face Jefferson University at 1 p.m. in a highly anticipated rematch of last year's title game.

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