MANSFIELD — Blake Murray scored on an Austin Schmitt single to give the Mansfield Destroyers a 4-3 playoff win over Olean in NYCBL action Tuesday.
Mansfield will host the top seed Niagara Power on Thursday with a 5:20 p.m. start.
Olean struck first with a run in the top of the third but a 2-run bottom sixth by the Destroyers put them on top.
The two teams traded runs in the eighth and ninth.
Murray was 2-for-4 to lead Mansfield while Colton Evans, Andrew Walker, Devan Nail, Grant Vera and Schmitt also had hits. Walker’s was a double.
Nail knocked in two runs with Evans crossing home twice.
Mansfield starter Brendan Quigley went the first eight innings for the no decision. He struck out nine while allowing nine hits, five walks and two earned runs.
Tyler Stout pitched two-thirds of the ninth, allowing two walks and an unearned run that tied up the game.
Brandon Lingenfelter got the final out and records the win.