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JOSHUA WONG WINS 2016 EMPIRE LEAGUE ALL STAR GAME MVP

The New Hampshire Wild were represented well in the first Empire League All Star Game as Chris Jacobs advanced to the Semi-Finals in the Home Run Derby and Joshua Wong goes yard to win the Most Valuable Player Award.

Wong started the game off with a sacrifice fly in the first inning that scored Luc Pomales of the Surge who had tripled and batted in Wilds second baseman Richard Colla. The East took a 3-0 lead in the first inning.

Wong went on to get a base hit up the middle in the 3rd Inning but was thrown out a second trying to steal. In the 6th inning for his final at bat of the game, Wong launched a 2-Run Home Run off West-Explorers pitcher Harrison Lee that was the decider in the game. Wong ended the day 2 for 2 with 1 Run Scored, a Home Run and 3 runs batted in as the East won the game by a score of 6-4.

Ryan Oglesby, Tony McClendon and Jorge De Leon combined for 3 and 1/3 shut out innings.

Jacobs grounded to third in his only at bat and Richard Colla had an RBI Single in the first inning and ended up scoring.