The Rockland Boulders (5-2) and the Newark Bears (2-4) both had scoring chances on Thursday, but it was the Rockland Boulders that were able to capitalize on them as they pulled out a 6-4 win at Provident Bank Park.
The Rockland Boulders held off the Newark Bears, as the Newark Bears were unable to overcome a three-run fourth inning deficit.
The Newark Bears scored on an error in the fifth inning, an RBI double by DAngelo Jimenez in the seventh inning, and an RBI single by Kyle Lafrenz in the eighth inning. Unfortunately, the Newark Bears weren't able to take the lead back.
Donnie Webb had a hot bat for the Rockland Boulders. Webb went 2-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the third inning and singled in the fifth inning.
Bobby Blevins recorded his second win of the year for the Rockland Boulders. He allowed three runs over 6 2/3 innings. He struck out five, walked none and surrendered eight hits.
Mike Ness couldn't get it done on the mound for the Newark Bears, taking a loss. He lasted just six innings, walked one, struck out five, and allowed five runs.