TROY — Brantley Bell went 5 for 5, including a two-run homer in the first inning, and had four RBIs to power the Tri-City ValleyCats to a 13-5 Frontier League victory over the New Jersey Jackals on Saturday at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.
Carson McCusker also hit a two-run homer in the first. Brad Zunica added a two-run shot in the second as the ValleyCats took an 8-0 lead.
Zunica and Pavin Parks each had three RBIs.
The two teams conclude their three-game series at 5 p.m. Sunday.
New Jersey 000 300 110 — 5 12 1
Tri-City 440 031 01x — 13 17 0