The Baseball team played its first home games this weekend at Genesee Community College against Ithaca College’s JV team in double header action, winning both. The team has won its last seven games and getting ready for a big week against rival Monroe CC. Against Ithaca, Genesee won the first gam 9-7, and then shutout the Bombers 7-0 in the second.
Highlights of the first game included freshman Zach Ranta (Stony Creek, ON) going 2-for-2 with a home run, while fellow freshman Bryan Depew (Wellsville, NY) went 1-2 with a home run and 2 Runs Batted In (RBI’s). Sophomore outfielder Nate Smith (Brampton, ON) went 2-4 with a double. On the mound freshman Dan Sharpe (Youngstown, NY) got the win on the mound going 5.1 innings, when sophomore Bryan Pyper (Toronto, ON) got his second save of the year pitching the last inning.
In game two, sophomore standout John Polonius (Curacao, NA) went 3-4 with a double and Home run with 2 RBI’s. Sophomore Jacob Featherstone (Ajax, ON) went 2-3 with an RBI, while Zach Ranta went 2-3 with a double and RBI. Freshman Right Handed Pitcher Dylan Grousal (Ontario, CA) got the win pitching 5.1 innings.
The team is now 10-5 overall and will play Monroe CC this Thursday at Genesee Community College in a big D2 Regional game before traveling to Monroe CC on Saturday to complete the home and home contest.