BUFFALO – Joe Tobia was brilliant, tossing a 3-hit shutout as St. Joe’s (NY) Collegiate Institute knocked off Cathedral Prep, 3-0 in a rare Sunday game.
The University at Albany recruit struck out nine and walked just one.
Andrew Malec took the loss, allowing three runs on six hits in 5 ⅔ innings. He struck out five and walked one. Ryan Tomczak came in and got the final out of the sixth inning with a strikeout.
The Marauders scored all of their runs in the bottom of the fourth. Jeremy Connor had the big blow, a 2-run double, which was followed by an RBI single from Matt Halsdorfer.
Jack Malec had two of the three hits for Prep, including a double, while Reece Colvin singled.