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Baseball – Lakers Drop Home Doubleheader To Broome

Baseball – Lakers Drop Home Doubleheader To Broome

CANANDAIGUA, NY. – The Finger Lakes Community College Lakers (10-24) dropped an afternoon home doubleheader to the Broome Community College Hornets (12-20) today, 13-12 (game one) and 6-3 (game two). Despite falling in both games, Finger Lakes refused to go down without a battle.

Game One Summary: The Lakers bats delivered a solid offensive performance by slugging thirteen hits. It was their gloves that let them down in the first contest. Finger Lakes committed a total of four errors, which accounted for seven unearned runs. Just six of the Hornets thirteen runs were earned.

Game Two Summary: The Lakers pitching staff did a decent job of keeping the game in check as Nick French (Lansing, NY) and Jace-Adam Havrilla (Newark, NY) combined to pitch all seven innings. Finger Lakes lineup was only able to muster up just five hits in the nightcap.

Game One Highlights: In a losing effort, the Lakers were led by the bats of Justin Stowell (Horseheads, NY), Dylan Catlin (Brewerton, NY), Corey Cowen (West Edmeston, NY), and Eddie Tagliareni (Mexico, NY). Each of these players registered two hits apiece. Stowell, Catlin, and Tagliareni's hits were all singles. Cowen's two hits consisted of a double and a triple.

Stowell and Cowen each accounted for two RBI' s each in the loss. Stowell also added a run scored. Cowen crossed home plate twice for a pair of runs.

Catlin contributed an RBI to go along with his two-hit game.

Tagliareni scored three of Finger Lakes twelve runs and was a perfect 2 for 2 on the base paths with two steals.

Matt Tyma (Ontario, NY), Dominick Beniamino, (Geneva, NY), Corey Galletta (Oswego, NY), Anthony Gonzalez (Rochester, NY), and Branden Rhodes (Victor, NY) each supplied the Lakers with one hit apiece. Tyma, Galletta, Gonzalez, and Rhodes hits were all singles while Beniamino's was for extra bases (double).

Tyma, Beniamino, Galletta, and Gonzalez each drove in one run apiece to go along with their hits.

Beniamino and Gonzalez also each tacked on a pair of runs scored.

David Bradshaw (Canandaigua, NY) pitched a bulk of the innings for Finger Lakes. He launched four innings worth of work, finishing the game with four strikeouts, one walk, and just one earned run on seven hits. All seven of Broome's unearned runs came while Bradshaw was on the mound.

Game Two Highlights: French tossed five innings on the hill, finishing the game with two strikeouts and one walk on five earned runs.

Havrilla relieved French for the other two innings. He finished the game with three strikeouts and no walks. Havrilla gave up no hits or runs during his stint on the mound.

Offensively, the Lakers received one hit (all singles) each from Tyma, Catlin, Cowen, Galletta, and Tagliareni. Catlin and Cowen each drove in one run apiece in the loss. Cowen also added one run scored.

Tagliareni and Stowell accounted for the other two Finger Lakes runs. Both players each scored one run apiece.

Upcoming Games: Finger Lakes will return to action on Tuesday (4/24) when they take on conference foes Tompkins Cortland Community College (16-12) in an afternoon home doubleheader. The first pitch of game one is slated to be thrown at 2:00 pm.