Imlay City’s Xander Nolin fires a strike to home plate for the Romeo Red Sox.

IMLAY CITY — The Romeo Red Sox 18U baseball team, which lists Imlay City’s Xander Nolin and Brendan Monville on their roster, posted a 1-3 mark at the Legacy College Prep Classic recently.

Cleary University is where the tournament was contested.

The team started their four-game tournament stint Friday, July 22 with a 9-3 win at the expense of Motor City Hit Dogs.

Trailing 3-2, Nolin stepped up and contributed a three-run double to his team’s cause.

Romeo Red Sox would outscore their opposition 3-1 from that point on, finishing off a 9-3 win.

Later that day, the team dropped a 5-3 verdict to Detroit Metro Stars.

It was there Monville pitched four innings in a relief role. He struck out three and allowed three earned runs.

The following day saw the Romeo Red Sox fall 2-1 to the St. Clair Shores Mariners.

Nolin supplied the lone RBI for Romeo Red Sox.

The team then concluded their tournament run later that day with a 1-0 loss to Michigan Braves, their second straight walkoff setback.

Kevin Kissane

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.