MORELL — The Morell Coverall Chevies’ comeback bid fell short Thursday in Game 2 of the Kings County Baseball League final.
The Stratford 3 Points Machining and Aerospace Athletics won 5-4 to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Game 3 is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. in Stratford.
The Chevies entered the seventh inning trailing 5-2 but received a two-run triple and had runners on first and third when John Walsh got the final out.
Kyle MacDougall pitched five solid innings in picking up the win while Walsh threw the final two innings for the save.
Quen Johnson went the distance in a losing cause.
Stratford had a 2-0 lead before Morell tied it in the fifth.
Andrew MacNevin and Shawn MacDougall each hit home runs in a three-run top of the sixth inning to break the tie.
Jacob Smith and Adam Smith also helped the Stratford cause with two hits each.
The Chevies were led by Derrick Plaggenhoef’s three-hit performance, while Desi Doyle and Jarrod Laybolt each had two.