Pioneers return to win column against Niagara

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – The Elmira Pioneers returned to the win column at Dunn Field on Friday.

The Pioneers bounced back from a 6-1 loss on the road to Niagara on Thursday to defeat the Power at home on Friday 6-3. Dom Popa hit a go-ahead two-run single for the Pios in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Elmira a 4-3 lead. Donovan Montgomery delivered a sacrifice fly later in the inning to make it a 5-3 game. Nate Scott made the start for Elmira and allowed just two hits in six scoreless innings and struck out seven.

The Elmira Pioneers (12-7) are on the road against the Batavia Muckdogs on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.

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