ICBL Tuesday: Snow Cats win 10th straight; Mackenzie walks it off for Flyin’ Fish

SNOW CATS (17-3) 5
CARDINALS (11-8) 2
Buzz Shirley (Ithaca College) struck out eight batters in five innings of one-run ball to push the Snow Cats to their 10th consecutive victory. The 5-foot-10 left-hander lowered his earned run average to 2.10. Rojo Prarie (College of William and Mary) secured his fourth save with two innings of one-hit ball.

Mark Trotta (College of William and Mary) paced the offense with an RBI single and a run scored. Patrick Blackall (Rochester Institute of Technology) had an RBI double, driving in James Cronin (St. Lawrence University) in the fifth. Branden Myers (St. Bonaventure University) went 2-of-3 with a run scored. Cronin reached base in all four of his at-bats with a hit and three walks. Matt Smith (Ithaca College) knocked in a run and Lachlan Charles (Cornell University) went 1-of-2 with a run scored.

For the Cardinals, Will Porter (Rochester Institute of Technology) scored on a passed ball in the first and drove in Frank McCabe (Hilbert College) on a fielder’s choice in the sixth. Jackson DeJohn (St. Bonaventure University), Joshua Ferris (Finger Lakes Community College), Matt Kerchemski (Erie Community College), Stephen Kemp (Medaille College) and Daniel Tirabassi (University of Rochester) all had a base-knock.

DP GREEN (1-17) 7
FLYIN’ FISH (7-12) 8
Dylan Mackenzie (SUNY Cortland) connected on a walk-off double as the Flyin’ Fish outlasted DP Green. Jesus Baez led off with a double in front of Mackenzie’s hit. Austin Miller’s scoreless frame set up the heroics after Diamond Pro Green rallied from a 6-0, first-inning deficit.

Baez ended the game 2-of-3 with an RBI and two runs scored. Mackenzie finished 2-of-4 with two RBI and a run scored. Nate Sanderson (Hilbert College) had a two-run double. Ryan Demitrovic (Alfred State College) had an RBI single. Zach Harter (Finger Lakes Community College) scored on an error in the fourth inning for a 7-5 cushion. Demitrovic had a pair of base knocks and Sanderson had two RBI and a run scored.

For Diamond Pro Green, Joey Leuzzi (McQuaid) scored on an error and Preston Prince (Hilton) on a passed ball in the second. Keenan Calenzo (Eastridge), Leuzzi and Gage Ziehl (Penfield) all scored on wild pitches in the third inning. Calenzo, Tanner Degrazia (McQuaid), Devin Gannon, Leuzzi and Ziehl all had hits.

ICBL Standings 2020
Rochester East Division W L Pct. GB Last 10 Strk
Monarchs 13 6 .684 0 7-3 L1
Blue Jays 12 8 .600 1.5 6-4 W1
DP Orange 9 11 .450 4.5 3-7 L1
Orioles 7 12 .368 6 6-4 W2
Rochester West Division
Snow Cats 17 3 .850 0 10-0 W10
Cardinals 11 8 .579 5.5 6-4 L3
Flyin’ Fish 7 12 .368 9.5 3-7 W1
DP Green 1 17 .056 15 0-10 L15

ICBL Upcoming Schedule
August 12
Blue Jays vs. Diamond Pro Orange
Monarchs vs. Orioles
August 13
Flyin’ Fish vs. Diamond Pro Green
Cardinals vs. Snow Cats
August 15
Blue Jays vs. Diamond Pro Green
Diamond Pro Green vs. Monarchs
Monarchs vs. Snow Cats
Snow Cats vs. Diamond Pro Orange
August 16
Diamond Pro Orange vs. Flyin’ Fish
Flyin’ Fish vs. Orioles
Orioles vs. Cardinals
Cardinals vs. Blue Jays

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