The Deerfield Academy baseball team won its first conference game on Saturday, April 8th with a 5-2 win against Cushing Academy at Headmaster’s Field. Dylan Presnal pitched 4 2/3 innings for the win. Jared Pantalony pitched effectively in relief surrendering no runs in 2 1/3 innings of work. Javier Irizarry scored the first Deerfield run on a SAC fly by Sammy St. Jean in the bottom of the 1st. Presnal also manufactured a run to support the cause when he reached by walking, stole 2B, stole 3B, and scampered home on an errant throw from the catcher. The Big Green scratched out all their runs with aggressive base running and moving runners along. Irizarry had an important RBI, Cam Snow had a pinch hit RBI, and Chris Camelio took 3B on a fly ball to left field and eventually scored. Sammy St. Jean, and Owen MacPhee made several good catches in the outfield. Freshman catcher, Mat Gardner, caught a good game behind the plate. The Big Green scrimmage Mohawk Regional at home on Monday, April 10. The team travels to Taft on Wednesday, and resumes conference play against NMH on Saturday, April 15.