Brockport splits doubleheader with Oswego

Courtesy of goBrockport.com

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The College at Brockport baseball team split the doubleheader games against Oswego State on Saturday. The Green and Gold won the first matchup 13-4, before dropping game two by a score of 5-1.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP – 

  • The Golden Eagles now hold a record of 7-8 on the year and 2-3 in SUNYAC play
  • The Lakers move to 8-5 this season with the results and 4-1 in conference competition

HOW IT HAPPENED – 
Game One: Win, 13-4

  • After a quiet first inning, the Green and Gold kick started the offense in the second
  • Aaron Cook and Ryan Mansell hit back-to-back singles prior to a two RBI triple by Daniel DelGaizo
  • A couple of batters later, Nicholas Pastore made the score 3-0 with an RBI single through the right side
  • Justin Valentino continued the offensive pressure in the fourth with an RBI single, before a sacrifice fly to right field pushed the advantage to 5-0
  • The Lakers scored their first three runs in the fifth to make the score interesting at 5-3
  • Kretzler hit a two RBI single to center field that began a big scoring inning for the Golden Eagles
  • Mansell rocketed a double to right center to score Kretzler and make the score 8-3
  • Valentino continued his hot hitting with a two RBI single to right field that gave Brockport double digit scoring and a 10-3 lead
  • After the Lakers added a run in the top of the eighth, Anthony Eaton and Aaron Cook recorded an RBI in the bottom of the frame to secure the 13-4 victory

Game Two: Lose, 5-1 (7 inn)

  • The first four innings of the game was a pitchers dual that saw a combined four hits
  • Errors plagued the Green and Gold in the fifth as a pair of mistakes led to two runs by the opposition
  • Brockport brought in their one and only run in the sixth inning on a sacrifice fly by Miceli that brought in DelGaizo
  • The offense did not get going the remaining innings as they fell by a final of 5-1

KEY GAME STATISTICS – 

  • DelGaizo finished the day 4-for-6 with three runs, two RBI and a triple
  • Alex Brown earned the game one win, going 5.0 innings and giving up three runs on six hits and striking out five
  • Trevor McCarthy, despite earning the loss, pitched a quality start, going 5.0 innings giving up two runs on two hits, while striking out five

UP NEXT – 

  • Up next for Brockport is the final game of the series against Oswego State. First pitch is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 24.

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