Herkimer Baseball has successful weekend at OCC
Herkimer Posts 3-1 Record at Onondaga
Herkimer was a part of a 3 team tournament this weekend with 10th Ranked Northampton and regional contender Onondaga. Herkimer posted a 3-1 record with their only loss coming in game three to Northampton in a 4-3 loss. This wraps up a 12 game stretch that included 9 games against nationally ranked teams.
In game one, the Generals grabbed the lead in seventh inning to defeat Onondaga Community College 7-4. Herkimer trailed 4-2 in the top of the seventh inning before Herkimer rallied with 5 runs in the inning. The game was tied at four with Generals batting in the top of the seventh when Jake Terrill singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs.
Zachary Durant took the win for Generals. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over two innings, striking out three and walking one. Jarrett Fortin threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. John O'Donnell started the game for Generals. He surrendered two runs on three hits over four innings, striking out three. Generals had ten hits in the game. Jordan Zeppieri, Joe Fichera, and Terrill all collected multiple hits for Generals.
In game two, Generals bested Northampton Community College in a high-scoring affair, 9-6.
Northampton Community College scored three runs in the seventh inning to cut the lead to 3 but Zak Green held on to secure the win. Ryan Flansburg started the game for Generals. He allowed six hits and two runs over five innings, striking out seven.
Game three, the Generals's effort to come back from down four runs in the second inning came up just short, as they fell 4-3 to Northhampton Community College on Sunday. Generals scored three runs in the failed comeback on a single by Joe Fichera in the fifth, a triple by Brendyn Stillman in the seventh, and a groundout by Dylan Klock in the seventh.
Generals fell behind early in the loss. Northhampton Community College scored on a single by Henry Peguera in the first inning, a single by Tommy Dunleavy in the second inning, and a single by Tyler Melko in the second inning.
Jake Terrill started the game for Generals took the loss. He lasted two innings, allowing nine hits and four runs while striking out one. Ryan Lanaro went four innings, allowing zero runs on three hits, striking out three and walking zero.
Game four was the last game on the weekend featuring the Onondaga and Herkimer who both stood at 2-1. In a well played baseball game, Herkimer was able to hold on to a 3-1 win. Both teams were strong on the mound Sunday, but Generals defeated Onondaga Community College 3-1. Generals pitchers allowed just four hits to Onondaga Community College.Robert Fratarcangeli earned the save for Generals. He went two innings, allowing zero runs on one hit, striking out one and walking zero.
Cody Kaestle started the game for Generals. He allowed three hits and one run over five innings, striking out five and walking one. Sam Beadle started the game for Onondaga Community College. He surrendered two runs on six hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out two.
Matt Parkinson went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Generals in hits. Joey Lowen led Onondaga Community College with two hits in three at bats.