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Saugerties makes memorable first trip to Vet’s Park, downs Diamond Dawgs 8-4

The Saugerties Stallions will have a lot of firsts in this, their first season in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League.

 

Sunday night against the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs, they would make their first trip to Veterans Memorial Park in Little Falls.

 

They would notch their first win in Little Falls as well, as the Stallions would rack up four errors, but would walk away with the win, 8-4 over the Diamond Dawgs.

 

The Stallions would get on the board first, as Troy Scocca (Syosset, NY/Fairfield University) bobbled a Clint Hardy (Evans, Georgia/Augusta State University) fly ball to left, which scored Joe Venturino (Barnegat Light, NJ/ Ramapo College). They would extend the lead to two as a looper to right by Dylan Jenkins (Glen Mills, Pennsylvania/Susquehanna University) would score Hardy, then to three when a double by Lawson Dunkin (Roswell, Georgia/Augusta State University) would score John Giakas (Staten Island, NY/Fairleigh-Dickinson University). However, they would not get a fourth as Jenkins got too greedy and was picked off at home by Malcolm Kelsey (Piscataway, NJ/St. John Fisher College).

 

The Diamond Dawgs would claw back in their half of the first, as a Thomas Walraven (Pine Bush, New York/ University of New Haven)fly ball would get all the way to the wall and score leadoff hitter Matt Pagano (Cranston, Rhode Island/Marist College). Walraven would score two batters later on an error by Stallions center fielder Jesse Uttendorfer (Kingston, New York/NJIT). Colin Hawk (Beech Grove, Indiana/University of Indianapolis) would tie the game up with a looper over Stallions’ first baseman Jenkins that would score Chris Rave (Middletown, New York/Herkimer CC).

 

Saugerties would regain the lead in the next inning, however, as a tough play for Mohawk Valley left fielder Scocca from Pat Dorrian (Kingston, New York/Herkimer CC) would score Eric Downey (Colonie, New York/Herkimer CC).

 

Evan Kissinger (Baton Rouge, Louisiana/LSU-Eunice) would relieve Mohawk Valley starter David Palmer (East Islip, New York/University of New Haven) in the fifth, and would start his effort by putting the Stallions down in order. However, that would not last very long. The Stallions would hit the Diamond Dawg submariner Kissinger when a Venturino single would score Downey in the sixth, extending their lead to two at 5-3.

 

Saugerties reliever Tyler LeMarre (North Kingstown, RI/Stonehill College) would replace Hardy in the sixth and immediately find himself with the bases full of Diamond Dawgs with no outs. Kelsey would make LeMarre pay quickly, as a fielder’s choice would score Rave and bring Mohawk Valley to within one.

 

The Stallions would extend the lead to two, as a line drive up the middle by Downey would score Uttendorfer, who bounced a triple off the wall to start the eighth inning. Hardy would score Venturino on a sacrifice to take the Stallions’ lead to three before the eighth would end.

 

Jenkins would extend the Saugerties lead to four with a solo home run off of Erik Bauer to right-center in the ninth.

 

That would be all the Stallions would need, as Dorrian would pull double duty as a shortstop and reliever, and only allowed one hit to Colin Hawk before shutting the door on the Diamond Dawgs.

 

With the loss, Mohawk Valley’s losing streak now extends to four games.

 

LeMarre would get the win for Saugerties, while Bauer would get the loss for the Diamond Dawgs.

 

The Diamond Dawgs will begin a three-game road trip on Tuesday as they head to Murnane Field to face the Utica Brewers. The Stallions, winners of two straight, will try to extend their streak to three as they head back home to Cantine Memorial Veterans Field on Tuesday to face the Albany Dutchmen.



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