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Pioneers Record 12 Hits in York Loss

Pioneers Record 12 Hits in York Loss

The Alfred State Baseball team lost 4-2 against the York (Pa.) College Spartans in Salisbury, Maryland on Sunday.

The Pioneers (2-15) recorded 12 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and 0 errors.

The Spartans (7-6) recorded 9 hits, 4 runs, 4 RBIs and 2 errors.

Pioneer Leaders:

Matteo Avallone (Mahopac/Bridgton Academy) went 3-for-4 with 1 run.

Owen Lansing (Lyncourt/Solvay) went 2-for-4 with 1 RBI.

Devin Mersmann (Arcade/Pioneer) had 1 RBI.

What Happened:

Elijah Barinas (Bronx, NY/St. Raymond) scored the first run for the pioneers in the bottom of the third inning off a singled to center field from Mersmann.

The Spartans scored twice during the top of the fifth and sixth taking a 2-1 lead.

Lansing singled through the left side plating Avallone to tie the game.

The Spartans scored two more runs in the nineth to end the game with the two-run lead.  

Pioneer Pitching:

AJ Gartland (Irondequoit) pitched 8 innings and allowed 7 hits, 2 runs, walked 3 and struck out 2.

Jack Josephson (Penfield) pitched 1 innings and allowed 2 hits, 2 runs, walked 1 and struck out 1.

The Pioneers will play at Houghton on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.


- Story by Marcus Lawson, Alfred State Sports Management Student