Baseball: Alex DiFranco delivers win for Neuqua Valley over Naperville Central

<p>Saturday, April 5, 2014: Neuqua Valley's third baseman Alex DiFranco (9) makes the throw to first vs Naperville Central. | Steve Johnston/For Sun-Times Media</p>

Saturday, April 5, 2014: Neuqua Valley's third baseman Alex DiFranco (9) makes the throw to first vs Naperville Central. | Steve Johnston/For Sun-Times Media

Alex DiFranco’s day appeared to be getting worse.

Already hitless in three at-bats, the Neuqua Valley junior came to the plate with the game tied, the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the sixth inning.

And then a pitch well outside of the strike zone was called a strike. Nothing seemed to be going well — at least not until Naperville Central reliever Brett Kirk threw his next pitch.

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