Vikings Drop Two in Second Day of The Ripken Experience

CONTACT: Lawrence Snyder, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday March 20, 2017

The Hudson Valley Community College baseball team (1-3) lost to both Ocean County College (3-5) 5-0 and Elgin Community College (4-2) 8-5 on Monday afternoon.

Sean McLaughlin (LaSalle Institute/Melrose) led the team in the first game going 3-3 at the plate. Jake LaFerriere (LaSalle Institute/Troy) pitched a complete-game and suffered the loss, allowing five runs, five hits, four walks, and three strikeouts.

In the second game, the Vikings gave up six runs including a two-run homerun to the Spartans during the 1st inning. Hudson Valley made a late run scoring three in the sixth inning and one in the seventh. Alex Koshgarian (CBA/Cohoes) went 2-4 and recorded one RBI, and Brandon Cellucci (Averill Park/Troy) went 1-3 including a two-run homerun in the loss.

The men take on Garrett at 3 p.m. and Southern Maryland at 6 p.m., tomorrow for the third day of The Ripken Experience