Tuesday’s ICBL Wrap: Alongi leads Ducks; Orioles extend first place lead

The Orioles Gavin Moore slides into third base. Nolan Hicks covers the bag. (Photo: JULIE REINKE)

CARDINALS (4-7) 5
DUCKS (4-7) 12
The Ducks snapped a five-game losing streak behind Victor Alongi’s (Genesee CC) three RBI. The first baseman finished the game 2-for-4 with a double to go alongside with a run scored. The Ducks jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning behind a Logan Martella-Tasick (Mercyhurst University) RBI single, Alongi’s RBI double, and a Zackary Morrison (Finger Lakes CC) single that plated Alongi. The Ducks blew the game open with a six-run third inning. The inning featured 10 batters, and the Ducks racked up seven hits. Alongi highlighted the inning with a two-run single. The Ducks tacked on two more runs in the fourth on an error.

Vic Alongi finished 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI. (Photo: JULIE REINKE)

Josh Van Bramer (Alfred State) hurled the first four innings for the Ducks and earned the win. Van Bramer allowed two runs on two hits and two walks while striking out four. Nolan Hicks pitched the final three innings and gave up three runs (two earned) on two hits and three walks. Hicks struck out three. Zach Carpin (Clarkson University) went 3-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI, Martella-Tasick ended 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored, Carlos Fantauzzi (Onondaga CC) went 1-for-3 with two runs scored, Morrison tallied two hits in three at-bats alongside an RBI and two runs scored, Caleb Delly swatted two hits and scored a run, and Ryan Davis collected a hit to go along with an RBI and a run scored.

Jack Beauchamp (St. John Fisher) and Keith Vandyne (Houghton) led the Cardinals with two RBI a piece. Beauchamp went 1-for-4 out of the leadoff spot, and Vandyne finished 1-for-3 with two runs scored. Jake Dockum and Frank McCabe (Hilbert) collected the other hits for the Cardinals. McCabe added a run scored.

ORIOLES (8-3-1) 9
BLUE JAYS (6-5) 5
The Orioles extended their first place lead behind a two-RBI performance from Tyler Cerame (Finger Lakes CC). Cerame went 1-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored. The Orioles got on the board in the first inning when Gavin Moore (Alfed State) scored on an error. Jared Drake (DeSales) drove in a run with a double in the second, and Dan Bowman scored on a fielder’s choice to make it a 3-0 game after two. The Orioles made it a 6-0 game after three with a three-run third inning. Moore got the inning started with a single and scored on an error, Trey Brown (UMass-Lowell) scored on an error, and Bowman drove in Cerame with a two-out double. The Orioles added a run in each of the final three innings.

Drew Delaney (Slippery Rock) started and earned the win over five innings for the Orioles. The right-hander allowed four runs on three hits and three walks while striking out six. Delaney’s ERA is now a 2.33. Matthew Adams closed the final two innings and allowed one run (unearned) with one strikeout. Will Porter (RIT) had a hit, Moore went 1-for-3 with two runs scored, Grant Rodriguez (Finger Lakes CC) had a hit with a run scored, Bowman ended 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI, and Devin Cannon (Spencerport) finished 2-for-3 with a run scored.

Drew Delaney retired the first nine batters he faced and improved to 2-1 on the season. (Photo: JULIE REINKE)

Justin Morales paced the Blue Jays with a two-RBI performance. Morales collected one hit in two at-bats. Tyler Holmes (Hartford) scored twice alongside a 1-for-2 game, Jason Story (Utica) drove in a run, and Brian Oddi Jr. went 1-for-1 with an RBI and a run scored. Tyler Curtis and Michael Beimel (St. John Fisher) both swatted a hit. Tanner Frank (Finger Lakes CC), Dominick Ingram, and Spencer Weyand (SUNY Cortland) combined to pitch for the Blue Jays.

2021 ICBL StandingsWLTRSRAStrk
Orioles8317656W4
Blue Jays657358L2
Monarchs4415648W1
Cardinals476390L1
Ducks476985W1

Schedule: 7/8
Orioles vs. Ducks
Blue Jays vs. Monarchs

7/9
Blue Jays vs. Orioles
Cardinals vs. Monarchs

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