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Albany Thunder (1), Albany Athletics (2)
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Albany Thunder 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Albany Athletics 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 2


The A's Craig Mastroianni singled in Chris Salamida as the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead the #1 Albany Athletics to a series clinching 2-1 victory over the #4 Albany Thunder in their best of three semifinals series at Bleecker Stadium. It marks the 14th consecutive year the A's have reached the League Finals.    The Thunder tied the game in the 5th inning when Cesar Matos hit a sacrifice fly to make it 1-1.  The A's took a 1-0 lead in the second inning when Connor Pingitore tripled in RJ Pingitore.  Connor Pingitore tripled and singled in the game.     Meanwhile A's starter Zach Breen stuck out 10 and did not yield a hit or walk in six full innings.  Closer Chris Salamida threw a scoreless seventh inning to earn the save, despite yielding the Thunder's first hit to Cesar Matos in the inning.    The A's will play the Senators in the best of five league championship series starting Sunday at Bleecker Stadium.