Monroe Eagles fly past Clinton to clinch division title

The James Monroe High School baseball team clinched the PSAL Bronx A East Division title with a win against DeWitt Clinton High School Monday.The Monroe

THE BRONX - The James Monroe High School baseball team clinched the PSAL Bronx A East Division title with a win against DeWitt Clinton High School Monday.

The Monroe Eagles were up 1-0 with the bases loaded in the third inning. Clinton?s Jose Aponte got Tommy Guzman to ground into the inning-ending double play. The Eagles again loaded the bases in the fifth inning. Gabriel Molina then got hit by a pitch, bringing in a run.

The Eagles' Dawin Rivas pitched a complete-game, four-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts.

Monroe cruised to a 4-0 victory, clinching the regular season title for the ninth-straight year. The defending city champs are undefeated in league play.

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