Lakers Lose Home Winning Streak

Lakers Lose Home Winning Streak

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – The Finger Lakes Community College Baseball team lost their winning streak at home to the Jamestown Community College Jay Hawks on Friday. They lost 2-0 in game one, and 6-1 in game two.

Game One

The Jayhawks started off the scoring in the first inning. Carlo Rodriguez started the game off with a walk. Then Taylor Byrd hit one to right field, reached first on an error which scored Rodriguez. That would finish off the scoring for the first inning.

In the third inning, the Jayhawks scored their final run of the game. Rodriguez led off getting on base again, this time being hit by a pitch. Byrd came up and hit an RBI double to score Rodriguez. This would finish the scoring for the game.

Alex Fetter pitched the whole game for the Lakers. He only allowed three hits, and had ten strikeouts.

Game leaders for the Lakers were Chris Gresham with a double, and Trevor Bradshaw with two hits.

Game Two

This game, the Lakers started the scoring. In the bottom of the third inning, Matt Carroll started it off by getting hit by a pitch that would put him on base. Bryan Santiago-Speranza reached first on an error, moving Carroll to second. Anderson Xapsos would then ground out to the shortstop, but this would move over both Carroll and Santiago-Speranza. While Gresham was up to bat, he watched a passed ball, and that would score Carroll. This would end the scoring for the Lakers.

The Lakers held the Jay Hawks to no score until the sixth inning. Robert Herrera started off the inning by reaching first on an error. He would then steal second to put himself in scoring position. Then DJ Yates was hit by a pitch, and that put him on second. Byrd came up and hit a two RBI double, putting the Jay Hawks in the lead.

Finally in the seventh inning, Herrera singled to get a runner on base for the Jay Hawks. Yates singled right after, moving Herrera to third. Byrd hit into a fielder's choice, which scored Herrera, and moved Yates to second. There were now runners on first and second. Matt Hair came up and hit an RBI double that would score Yates, and move Byrd to third. Steve Krystofiak hit a sacrifice fly to left field, which would score Byrd. That ended the scoring for the game.

Starting on the mound for the Lakers was Bryce MacClurg. He allowed two hits, and had six strikeouts. Coming in after, was Dylan Creasey. He allowed four hits, and had one strikeout. Finally, to finish off the game, Chris Wagner came in. He allowed only allowed one hit.

Game leaders for the Lakers were Gresham, Bradshaw, Jarrod Williams, and Lewis Pettit all with one hit. Bradshaw also had one stolen base.