Home opener victory for Comets sluggers


Pitcher Nick Dejesus started off the campaign for the 2016 Amherst Comets.

Pitcher Nick Dejesus started off the campaign for the 2016 Amherst Comets.


Ryan Glowacki makes a valiant effort to turn the double play while Norwalk’s runner tries to break it up.


Casey McConihe provides a run on the sacrifice fly.


Evan Shawver scores on the sacrifice fly by Casey McConihe.


Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Now that’s the right way to start the season! Comets varsity baseball pulled off a 4-3 non-conference win Saturday in the home opener versus the Norwalk Truckers. Amherst was down 2-0 until the fifth inning, which found a three-run rally.

Pitcher Nick Dejesus started off the campaign for the 2016 Amherst Comets.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/03/web1_1.jpgPitcher Nick Dejesus started off the campaign for the 2016 Amherst Comets.

Ryan Glowacki makes a valiant effort to turn the double play while Norwalk’s runner tries to break it up.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/03/web1_3.jpgRyan Glowacki makes a valiant effort to turn the double play while Norwalk’s runner tries to break it up.

Casey McConihe provides a run on the sacrifice fly.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/03/web1_4.jpgCasey McConihe provides a run on the sacrifice fly.

Evan Shawver scores on the sacrifice fly by Casey McConihe.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/03/web1_5.jpgEvan Shawver scores on the sacrifice fly by Casey McConihe.