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Day 5: Navedo, Velez Homer in 17-12 Win Over Widener

Day 5: Navedo, Velez Homer in 17-12 Win Over Widener

Day 5: La Roche beat Widener for the second time in three days this time earning a 17-12 to improve to 6-3 on the season.

The Redhawks trailed by four runs before a six-run fourth inning put La Roche on top 8-6. Colin Williamson and Joe Professori both had doubles in the inning while Ian Velez had a 2-run single. 

Widener tied it in the bottom half of the inning but a Velez two-run homer and Luis Navedo solo shot helped the Redhawks earn the 17-12 win.

Velez went 3 for 4 with 4 RBI and 4 runs while Navedo scored 5 runs. 

Nick Tunstall earned the win in relief. 

Day 4: La Roche defeated Wilkes College 11-8. More to come as information becomes available.

Day 3: La Roche Baseball (4-3) overcame a 3-1 late inning deficit by scoring four runs over the final two innings to earn a 5-3 victory over Widener University. The game was a rematch of the 2014 NCAA Regional Tournament.

Joe Professori walked and scored in the fourth inning but that was the only run La Roche found until the seventh inning. Ben Herstine and Corey Lazor each led off the seventh with singles and then scored on a Colin Williamson single up the middle which tied it.

In the eighth inning, Luis Navedo doubled down the line and scored on a Professori hit into centerfield. Ian Velez crossed home a batter later to put the Redhawks up 5-3.

Navedo, Velez, Professori, Herstine and Lazor all scored runs. Williamson hit in a pair while Herstine and Professori also provided RBIs.

Regis Sauers got the start and scattered 3 runs (2 earned runs) over six innings of work. Anthony Romano earned the win in relief with perfect seventh and eighth innings while Trey Claar threw a scoreless ninth to record the save.

Day 2: La Roche Baseball (3-3) split a pair of games with Elizabethtown on Saturday afternoon. The Redhawks won a pitcher's duel in Game 1 3-1 before falling in Game 2 11-6. 

Corey Lazor had a terrific day homering twice in the double-header while adding an RBI triple and an RBI double. Luis Navedo and Shane Roebuck also provided home runs for teh Redhawks. Tanner Stanz picked up the Game 1 win allowing just one run on three hits in five innings. Justin Johnson threw a scoreless inning of relief and Trey Claar earned his second save of the season. 

Day 1: The La Roche baseball team (2-2) was unable to pick up a win on their first day in Florida dropping a pair of games to Immaculata University (4-5) 9-6, 5-1. The Redhawks return to the diamond tomorrow for a double header against Elizabethtown College (1pm, 4pm).

La Roche put together a valiant comeback but ultimately lost Game 1 9-6. Immaculata opened the scoring and held a 4-0 lead until the Redhawks cut the deficit to one run in the fifth inning. Ben Herstine singled home Ian Velez and then scored two batters later on an Immaculata error. Corey Lazor also had a sacrifice fly in the inning.

The Mighty Macs got one back in the top of the sixth but two straight RBI singles and a wild pitch allowed the Redhawks to tie it at 6-6 in the bottom of the inning. Velez and Colin Williamson provided the RBI's and Velez tallied his second run of the game.

It looked as if La Roche had stolen the momentum but Immaculata answered with three runs in the top of the seventh and held on for the victory.

Brady Hamer got the start and scattered 4 runs (3 earned runs) over 5 innings or work. Anthony Romano and Matt Thompson combined for an inning of relief while Trey Claar (1-1) was charged with the loss.

The Redhawks were unable to get the offense going and registered just three hits in their 5-1 Game 2 loss. La Roche's lone run came in the fifth inning when Tyler Craig singled and scored on a wild pitch.

Tanner Wilt (0-1) recorded the loss after giving up 3 runs (2 earned runs) in 1.2 innings. Nick Tunstall threw 3.1 innings in his first collegiate appearance and Romano tossed the sixth inning.

Craig reached base twice in the loss.