Albemarle baseball is starting to find its stride. The Patriots edged out Massaponax Monday afternoon in a 4-3 win to move above .500 in the Commonwealth District.
Timmy Aker and Austin Turner handled the pitching duties for Albemarle with Aker picking up the win as the reliever. Joey Varaksa was 3 for 4 with a steal and a pair of runs scored. Benny Baranik went 1 for 2 with a walk and an RBI.
The Patriots take on Mountain View Tuesday at home at 6 p.m.