• Kealani Bartlett

Nationals top Yankees in Wednesday's action


Andrew Papantonis went 2-for-2 with two RBIs, a stolen base, and a run.

LONG BEACH—The Nationals beat the Yankees 8-7 in the final game for each team of the 2016 Area Code Games. The Nationals ended the showcase with two wins.

Ryan Weathers (Loretto (Tenn.) High) impressed for the Nationals, striking out the side in the bottom of the third inning.

Andrew Papantonis (Delbarton High, Morristown, N.J.) of the Yankees built off his strong showcase, going 2-for-2 with two RBIs, a stolen base, and a run. Trent Vietmeier (Montour High, McKees Rocks, Pa.) pitched two scoreless innings for the Yankees, with two strikeouts and no hits.

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