PITTSBURGH, PA -- The La Roche College baseball team earned their sixteenth straight win and improved to 12-0 after sweeping D'Youville on Saturday. The Redhawks tossed a combined one hitter in game 2.
Game 1: D'Youville used an RBI single to take a 1-0 lead in the top of the first. The Redhawks failed to score in the bottom of the inning but Jon Spina made a terrific running catch trapping the ball on his hat to end the second.
La Roche got things going in the bottom of the second. David Lemley drew a leadoff walk and Joe Professori followed with a double. Ian Velez put the Redhawks ahead 2-1 on a two run single and Mitchel Yard then blasted his fifth homer of the year.
The Redhawks extended their lead to 9-1 in the third. La Roche loaded the bases with one out before Shane Roebuck hit in David Lemley. Spina singled into the right field gap for two runs and Corey Lazor followed with a 2-out RBI.
David Lemley tripled and scored in the fourth and the Redhawks cruised to a 10-3 victory.
Spina, Lazor, Velez and Yard all hit in two. Lemley scored three runs while Professori and Velez scored twice. Sauer improved to 7-0 on the season.
Game 2: The Redhawks scored six runs in the first inning and cruised from there. La Roche loaded the bases thanks to two straight errant throws to second base. The second error allowed Lazor and Navedo to score and Lemley crossed home on a wild pitch.
Taylor Huber got the start in centerfield and legged out an RBI triple. Professori added the sixth run on an RBI single.
La Roche tacked on three more in the fourth. Navedo led off with a single and Lemley reached on a fielder's choice. Velez hit in Navedo while Lemley and Velez scored on a Huber fielders choice.