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Genesee Leaves Sunshine State with Winning Record

Gabe Diaz (10) celebrates after a hit in Florida on Monday
Gabe Diaz (10) celebrates after a hit in Florida on Monday

KISSIMMEE, FL – The Genesee Community College baseball team had a successful spring trip to open the 2019 season, leaving Florida with a 5-3 record.

On Monday, GCC dropped a 3-2 game to NJCAA Division II Southeastern CC (14-3) and a 12-0 contest to Heartland CC (5-1), the No. 6 ranked team in the county.

In the first game, Parker Cole (Bolivar-Richburg) pitched 4.2 innings of 1-hit ball and struck out 10 while walking three. Anthony Kanaval (Dansville) continued his lights-out relief pitching, coaxing his third double-play ball in relief with runners on of the season. Zack Zinck tossed two innings, giving up one hit and striking out two.

For GCC on offense, Deion Rosalia had an RBI single, John Faynor (Lima Christian) had an RBI single Bryant Fontanez singled and Eliel Martinez had two hits, stole two bases and scored both runs In the second game, Jakob MacLeod struck out four in relief, and Colin Noeth struck out two. At the plate, in the second game, Martinez was 2-for-3 with a stolen base, Jordi Agosto had an RBI single Briann Castillo singled.

Genesee is back in action this weekend with four games in Maryland.

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Genesee Community College athletics program endeavors to provide a quality and competitive intercollegiate athletics program consistent with the National Junior Collegiate Athletics Association (NJCAA) philosophy and the overall educational mission of Genesee Community College. Participation in collegiate athletics should be an extension of the total educational experience for the student-athlete. The inherent philosophy emphasizes the athletic setting as a classroom used to teach character, commitment, work ethic, respect for differences, and the importance of sacrifice, teamwork, and cooperation.

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