REDHAWKS SWEPT, ELIMINATED FROM AMCC TOURNAMENT

REDHAWKS SWEPT, ELIMINATED FROM AMCC TOURNAMENT

PITTSBURGH, pa -- La Roche College Baseball (21-17) was swept by Mt. Aloysius College 18-7, 3-2 eliminating them from the AMCC Tournament. The Mounties scored six runs in the second inning and eight runs in the fourth inning to take a commanding 14-5 lead on their way to an eventual 18-7 Game 1 win. Redhawks' starting pitcher James Connelly (4-1) went three innings allowing 12 runs (6 earned runs) on 9 hits while striking out 4. Pitcher Addison Schereth went two innings allowing 3 runs (2 earned runs) and JJ Tougher pitched two innings in relief allowing 3 runs (1 earned run) on 2 hits. Right fielder George Nahay went 2 for 4 with a solo home run and Jim Rubino went 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs in the loss. In Game 2, the Mounties scored two runs in the first inning and one in the second inning and starting pitcher Sean Steffy held the Redhawks hitless through three innings. Redhawks' designated hitter Dan Novak led off the top of the fourth inning with a double and scored on a single by shortstop Matt Royle. The Redhawks cut the deficit to one in the bottom of the fifth inning when third baseman Dan Pickard scored on a Novak single. However, the Redhawks could not manage another run and fell to the Mounties 3-2. Redhawks' starting pitcher Adam Sepesy went 4 1/3 innings allowing 3 runs on 5 hits while striking out 4 and Reed Tomlinson pitched a perfect 2 2/3 innings in relief striking out three. Novak went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored and first baseman Brett Spanola went 1 for 3 with an RBI.