The Elmira Pioneers of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League defeated the Hornell Dodgers 8-5 in an exhibition game on Monday night at Maple City Park. The Pioneers and Dodgers were long time rivals when both teams played in the NYCBL.
The Dodgers return to the NYCBL stretch run on Tuesday when they travel to Olean. The Dodgers then host Wellsville in a doubleheader on Wednesday.
Hornell (17-15) is tied for 4th place with the Syracuse Salt Cats and the Wellsville Nitros. Each team has eight games remaining and three trail 1st place Olean by 3.5 games. The 7th place Geneva Twins are 1.5 behind Hornell, Syracuse Salt Cats, and Wellsville.
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