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Baseball nips Cannoneers

Baseball nips Cannoneers

The MVCC Baseball Team swept a doubleheader from SUNY Jefferson winning both games by a score of 3-2.

Game one:

Matt Wheadon doubled in the 5th inning for what proved to be the winning run in the first game. Travis Smith pitched a solid 5 and 2/3 innings before giving way to Brett Granger who nailed down the save with 2 strikeouts in the seventh.

Game two:

MVCC fought back from a 2-0 deficit by plating single runs in the 4th and 5th innings to tie the game before Skyler Gashi scored on a Zachary Rachar ground ball in the bottom of the seventh for the walk off win. Branden Eacott had three hits and Kevin Flynn had two hits including a triple to lead the offense. Stephen Gelina and Gavin Weaver combined to scatter 5 hits with Weaver getting the win after tossing four scoreless innings in relief.