BALTIMORE, MD - The Genesee Community College baseball team moved their record to 6-4 on the season after a convincing 12-0 win over Community College of Baltimore County-Dundalk then a 1-0 heartbreaking loss in extra innings.
In the first game, Tyler Prospero (Batavia Notre Dame) tossed a complete game 3-hitter with 12 strikeouts and one walk. At the plate for GCC, John Faynor went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run and Rodolfo Rodriguez crushed a 3-run home run and scored twice. Also, for Genesee, Eliel Matinez had a hit, stole two bases and scored twice, Jakob MacLeod had an RBI and scored twice while Bryant Fontanez (RBI, run), Jordi Agosto (run) each had hit and Frankie Santiago and Briann Castillo also drove in runs for the Cougars.
In the second game, Jonathon Toro pitched an 8-inning gem, but CCBC scored on a ball in the dirt after a GCC error in the eighth. Toro went eight innings, giving up one single and struck out six with two walks. At the plate, Martinez had two hits while Deion Rosalia, Faynor and Christian Torres had hits.
GCC (6-4) will visit Fredrick Community College Sunday for a doubleheader starting at noon. For more information, log online to www.geneseeathletics.com and follow on social media by using #cougarPRIDE.
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.
For further information and pictures go to Genesee's Athletic webpage, which is updated regularly with game results, team rosters, photographs and information about Genesee's overall athletic program. http://www.geneseeathletics.com and use #cougarPRIDE when posting on social media.