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Baseball: Clifton books ticket to Passaic County tournament final

Kyle Rogers allowed just three hits and an unearned run to lift top-seeded Clifton to a 2-1 victory over fourth-seeded West Milford in the semifinals of the Passaic County Tournament on Saturday after -noon.

Clifton will now meet second-seeded Passaic Tech, a 4-3 winner over third-seeded DePaul, in the championship game at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Passaic Tech. The game is a rematch of last year’s county tournament semifinals which Passaic Tech won 8-4.

Rogers also struck out 11 for Clifton (16-4) in taking the win on the hill while providing an RBI single at home plate.

Juan Peralta was the only Mustang to record multiple hits thanks to a solo home run and a single. Luis Rivera added the other extra hit for Clifton on a brace.

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