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2016 Men's Varsity Baseball Team

2016 Baseball
Front Row: Jason Banas, Jay Duke, Robbie Bliss, Sam Kessler, John Woolridge, Cody Wilson, Mike Piotrowski, Coach Stavole.
Back Row: Coach Frawley, Barrett Huspaska, Brandon Pritt, Nate Colbert, Mark Flachbart, Matt Wysocki, Zack Minney, Jake Chalkwater, Ben Morrow, Jordan Smith, Angel Flecha, Shane Derricotte.
Missing: Coach Monschein.

 

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Commodores Baseball Falls Short in Playoffs but Find a Bigger Win for the Program – 5/16/16 

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Lorain, OH -The Lorain County Community College Baseball team fell short Monday afternoon in the team’s first playoff appearance. Hosting Schoolcraft out of Michigan for the Division 12 playoff game, LCCC loss the double-header 13-3 and 13-2. The Commodores ended their season with an improved 10-19 record.

Losing is never easy, especially in the playoffs but Coach Bill Frawley and his staff has a lot to be proud of. The Commodores have improved every year since the 2012-13 season. LCCC has gone from winning just 16 combined games in 3 years to winning a program high 10 games this season. “The talent level was a big improvement over the last 3 years. We are headed in a positive direction at LCCC.” said Coach Frawley after today’s game.
  

Game Recaps

Game 1

In Game 1, Zach Minney (L, 1-4) took the mound to start the game for the Commodores. Minney went 2.2 innings only giving up 3 hits, 7 runs (3 earned), and was able to strike out 4 batters. Things looked great early as Minney had 3 of his 4 strike outs in the 1st inning but it wasn’t until the bottom of the 2nd inning where Minney and the Commodores defense gave up the games first two runs. After giving up a solo homerun and one additional run, the Commodores defense was able to get out of the inning with minimum damage trailing just 2-0.

As for the Commodores bats, Jason Banas (3 for 3, 1 RBI) led the way by getting the teams first hit of the day. With slow bats, LCCC didn’t get on the board until the top of the 5th as they trailed 8-0. With singles from Robbie Bliss (2 for 3, 1 Run), Sam Kessler (1 for 3, 1 Run), and Ben Morrow (3 for 4, 1 Run), Nate Colbert (1 for 3, 2 RBI’s) drove in 2 runs to cut the lead to 8-2. Patient batters and a little help from Schoolcraft, the Commodores added one more run.

In relief for Minney was Jake Chalkwater who finished the game pitching 2.1 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 runs. Unable to slow Schoolcraft down and committing two team errors, LCCC saw the lead go from 8-3 to 13-3, ending the game in 6 innings. “We just got out hit today and didn’t score enough runs.” said Coach Frawley after watching his team struggle to produce some runs.

Game 2 ended very similar as LCCC fell 13-2, but managed to get a team high 7 hits. LCCC was able to get on the board early as Sam Kessler (1 for 3, 2 Runs) crossed the plate with an Angel Flecha sac fly RBI. Other than the 1st inning, LCCC didn’t get on the board besides the 9th inning with a Ben Morrow (3 for 4, 1 RBI) hit that scored Kessler once again.

On defense, Barrett Huspaska and Shane Derricotte shared pitching responsibilities giving up a combined 20 hits, 13 runs and striking out 6 total batters. With Schoolcraft hitting well and LCCC committing 3 team errors, the Commodores were unable to steal a win. Final score of Game 2 was 13-2.

After the game Coach Frawley saw a lot of positive in the season. “The players had great attitudes and their families came to support them at almost every game including some 3 hour trips.”

With the team’s loss today, the Commodores saw their season come to an end but they also saw the team win 10 games for the first time in 4 seasons. Looking at the bright side, Coach Frawley said, “Overall a 10 win season was a good year for the level of competition we played.”
Box Score vs Schoolcraft Game 1               
Box Score vs Schoolcraft Game 2       


Commodores Baseball Ends Regular Season Against D2’s 9th Ranked Tri-C; Set Eyes on Playoffs – 5/13/16

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant 

Cleveland, OH -The regular season has ended for the Commodores of LCCC as they took on 9th ranked Cuyahoga Community College Friday evening. Unable to stop the high-powered offense of Tri-C, the Commodores dropped the game by a final score of 24-2. LCCC finishes with a season record of 10-17 and will take on Schoolcraft (MI) Monday afternoon.
  

Game Recap

First time around, the Commodores lost to Tri-C in a double header 14-0 and 6-1. In their second meeting, LCCC seemed to have no answer on defense to stop the runs. On the bright side, LCCC only committed 2 team errors but saw 5 Commodore pitchers take the mound.

First at bat, LCCC scored 1 of 2 runs in the 1st inning. With Angel Flecha (1 for 3, 1 Run) reaching base, Nate Colbert (1 for 4, 1 RBI) drove in the teams first run. Along with Flecha and Colbert, Jason Banas (1 for 4), Ben Morrow (1 for 3), Zach Minney (1 for 4, 1 RBI), and Mike Piotrowski (1 for 1) all got hits to help combine for 6 team hits.

The Commodores saw 5 pitchers take the mound Friday with Zach Minney (L, 1-3) going first. Following Minney was Jake Chalkwater, Shane Derricotte, John Wooldridge, and Mark Flachbart. All 5 pitchers combined for 25 hits, 24 runs, 18 ER, 6 BB, 5 K’s, and 2 HR.

Down 7-1 in the top of the 4th, Zach Minney drove in the second run for the Commodores to make it 7-2. Unfortunately LCCC defense couldn’t stop the bleeding as Tri-C scored 17 additional runs to take the game by a final score of 24-2.
Box Score     


LCCC Commodores Find a Way to Beat the Rain and Oberlin College JV Baseball – 5/4/16

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Oberlin, OH – Things have been a little rocky for the Commodores of LCCC of late but Wednesday evening, the team was able to beat the rain and Oberlin College JV team. In 5 innings, LCCC won by a final score of 8-5 and push the season record to 10-16.
 

Game Recap

This isn’t the first time LCCC has face Oberlin College this season; LCCC fell 15-1 back on April 26th. This time around the Commodores were able to pull out the win. With spring showers looming, both teams tried to get the game moving to avoid a rain out.

As of late the bats for the Commodores have been quiet but the team was able to rack up 8 team hits, 8 runs and 6 RBI’s. Leading the way for LCCC was Nate Colbert who went 2 for 3, driving in 3 runs and crossing the plate once himself.

Going scoreless in the 1st inning, LCCC bats got started with Colbert and Jason Banas getting hits. With some help from the pitching and defense of OC, the Commodores were able to tie the game at 2.

Along with the cold bats of late, LCCC has had some tough pitching matchups but Barrett Huspaska, who has 3 wins and 3 losses on the season, was able to pitch a solid game to help his team take the win.
Pitching all 5 innings, Huspaska was able to hold OC to just 6 hits, 5 runs and striking out 2 batters. After a tough couple innings where the Commodores gave up their 5 runs, Coach Frawley was able to settle his young ball club down.

With 3 costly errors, LCCC allowed Oberlin College to take a 5-2 lead after 2 innings but the bats for LCCC took over. Sam Kessler (2 for 3 and scoring once) got things going for LCCC in the top of 3rd and crossed the plate with some OC help once again. With the lead cut down to 5-3, the Commodores turned things up even more by scoring 5 runs in the 4th inning. With Bliss, Minney and Smith all reaching base, Brandon Pritt (1 for 1, 1 RBI and 1 run) drove in the first of 5 runs for LCCC. Keeping things alive, Flecha and Colbert would drive in the final runs of the game to extend the LCCC lead to 8-5.

With the storm looming, the teams were able to get one last inning in and with a solid outing, the Commodores were able to hold Oberlin College JV off to take the second meeting with the DIII program. Final score was Lorain County Community College 8 and Oberlin College JV 5.
Box Score vs Oberlin College JV        


Strong Effort by LCCC Commodores Comes Up Short Against Power Bats of Westmoreland CC – 5/3/16 

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Youngwood, PA – Recent rain didn’t stop LCCC Tuesday as they traveled to Pennsylvania to face Westmoreland CC. Putting together two strong games, the Commodores just couldn’t find enough offense to win during the double-header. After falling 10-5 in Game 1, the Commodores came out strong in Game 2 but couldn’t hold on to their lead late. Final score of Game 2 was 12-9 and the Commodores now have a season record of 9-16.

Game Recaps

Game 1
The Commodores defense really struggled to get stops as the Westmoreland bats seemed to connect with everything. Taking the mound was Jake Chalkwater who pitched 3.1 innings, giving up 10 hits and 9 of the 10 Westmoreland runs. Things initially started off well as Chalkwater only gave up 1 run in the 1st but the next 2.1 innings would be rough, as the Commodores would give up 8 additional runs.

The Commodores offense would have a similar showing, as LCCC was able to score in the 1st inning but wouldn’t find their groove with the bats again until the top of the fourth inning; at this point the Commodores trailed 6-1. Down 6-1, the Commodores started to make a small run as Jason Banas, Cody Wilson and Nate Colbert applied some pressure to the Westmoreland CC pitching.

With the lead cut to 3, Chalkwater and the Commodores defense weren’t able to hold Westmoreland as they put 3 additional runs on the board making it 9-3 in the 4th inning. Making the change, LCCC put Mark Flachbart on the mound who went 1.2 innings, giving up only 1 hit and striking out 2 batters. To end the game, Shane Derricotte relieved Flachbart going 1 inning, giving up 2 hits, 1 run and striking out 2.

To close the game on offense, the Commodores were able to add two late runs but with the defensive struggles, LCCC fell 10-5 in Game 1 to Westmoreland CC.

Game 2
With the team’s struggles on both sides in Game 1, LCCC wanted to play at a different pace in Game 2. Once again LCCC came out strong early in the 1st inning taking a 1-0 lead but the defense started off slow once again. After Jordan Smith scored in the top of the 1st, LCCC wouldn’t see another run score until the top of the fifth.

As for pitching, Mark Flachbart took the mound in Game 2 as well going 4 innings, giving up 5 hits, 5 runs and striking out 2. After a tough couple innings where Westmoreland scored 4 total runs (3 in the 1st and 1 in the 2nd), Flachbart was able to settle down to hold his opponent to no runs in the third and just 1 run in the fourth inning.

Going into the fifth inning trailing 5-1, LCCC put together a nice late run to take the lead. Led by Mike Piotrowski who went 3-3 and Cody Wilson who went 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs, the Commodores scored 6 total runs to take a 7-5 lead.

With the lead, Coach Frawley made the pitching change to Shane Derricotte who finished the game pitching 2 innings, giving up 7 hits, 7 runs and striking out 1. Behind 7-5, Westmoreland CC was able to score 2 run in the bottom of the 5th inning to tie things up. Going cold with the bats in the top of the 6th inning, LCCC’s problem continued as they gave up 5 runs.

Trailing 12-7, the Commodores tried to make a late run with Jordan Smith and Angel Flecha scoring to cut the lead to 12-9. Down to their final at bats, LCCC couldn’t manage to score 3 runs to extend the game and fell by a final score of 12-9.
Box Score vs Westmoreland Game 1                           
Box Score vs Westmoreland Game 2     


LCCC Falls to Oberlin College JV Baseball – 4/26/16

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Oberlin, Ohio – Spring showers once again cancelled LCCC’s trip to Pennsylvania to face CCAC Boyce. With short notice, the Commodores traveled across the county to face Oberlin Colleges JV team. Going 8 innings, the Commodores fell 15-1.

Game Recap
The bats for Lorain CCC struggled as the team combined for 3 total hits and drove in only 1 run. Getting hits for LCCC was Sam Kessler (1-4), Jason Banas (1-3, 1 run), Jordan Smith (1-2).

It wasn’t until the top of the 8th inning when LCCC got their first hit with Banas starting things off with a single which was proceeded by an Oberlin College error with Bliss at the plate. This error helped drive in the only run for the Commodores.

An uncommon trait of late for LCCC has been the fielding errors but today against the Yeoman of Oberlin College, LCCC committed 5 crucial errors to help OC expand their lead.  

The Commodores had four pitchers take the mound starting with Shane Derricotte who took the loss on the day. Derricotte pitched 3.2 innings, giving up 10 hits, 10 runs, and striking out 1. Following Derricotte was Barrett Huspaska who pitched 2.1 innings, giving up only 1 hit, no runs, and striking out 1. With Huspaska pitching earlier in the week, Zach Minney came in to pitch 1 inning, giving up 2 hits, and 4 runs. With things not going Minney’s way, Coach Frawley made one last pitching change going with Mark Flachbart. Flachbart pitched 1 inning, giving up 1 hit, 1 run and striking out 1.

Unable to produce Commodore runs, LCCC fell to the Yeoman of Oberlin College by a final score of 15-1.
Box Score vs Oberlin College JV           


Commodores Battle Against D2’s 13th Ranked Team; Fall to Tri-C in Sunday Double Header – 4/24/16

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Cleveland, Ohio – The Commodores of LCCC have hit a rough streak of late and Sunday was not an easy task as they traveled to play the 13th ranked team in D2 baseball. In Game 1 of the double header, LCCC loss by a final score of 14-0 but bounced back in Game 2, losing by a score of 6-1. This now puts LCCC at a season record of 9-13.

Game Recaps

Game 1
Nothing came easy for LCCC’s offense or defense in Game 1 as both sides of the ball had some struggles.

Taking the mound first for LCCC was Barrett Huspaska who pitched 2.1 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 runs. In the 1st inning, Huspaska had some struggles giving up 3 runs but found his rhythm in the bottom of the 2nd, only giving up 1 run. In relieve for Huspaska was Jake Chalkwater and Mark Flachbart who pitched a combined 1.2 innings, giving up 9 hits, 7 runs, and striking out 2.

Although the Commodores were unable to score in Game 1, there was some positive as LCCC had 4 hits. Sam Kessler, Angel Flecha, Ben Morrow, and Jordan Smith all reached base but were unable to cross the home plate in favor of the Commodores. Unable to stop Tri-C from scoring, the game ended early due to the mercy rule; final score 14-0.

Game 2
After Game 1, LCCC wanted to play a much better second game and they did just that. Zach Minney pitched 6 innings, giving up 8 hits, 6 runs, and striking out 4. Minney was able to pitch a solid game all the way up to the bottom of the 6th, only giving up 3 runs.

In the top of the 5th, LCCC was able to cut the lead to 2-1 with a Nate Colbert RBI that drove Robbie Bliss in. LCCC was unable to get any closer as the team combined for 2 hits coming from Mike Piotrowski (1-2) and John Woolridge (1-2). Down just 3-1 headed into the 6th inning, LCCC saw the Tri-C lead jump to 6-1. With cold bats, the Commodores lost Game 2 by a score of 6-1.
Box Score vs Tri-C Game 1              
Box Score vs Tri-C Game 2                           


Lorain CCC Falls Just Short Against OSU Lima in Double-Header – 4/19/16

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Lima, Ohio – Tuesday afternoon Lorain CCC traveled to Lima to face OSU Lima for their rescheduled double-header. In Game 1, the Commodores lost 5-1 and lost Game 2 by a final score of 5-3. The Commodores have a season record of 9-11.

Game Recaps
Game 1
Shane Derricotte took the mound for LCCC, pitching 6 innings, giving up 5 runs and striking out 3 batters. After giving up just 1 hit and no runs in the 1st inning, Derricotte and the Commodores defense couldn’t stop OSU Lima from taking a big lead. Giving up 3 runs in the bottom of the 2nd, LCCC trailed 3-0.

Not leaving Derricotte out to dry, the Commodores bats warmed up as Sam Kessler (1-3, 1 RBI) drove in the only Commodores run. Leading the way with Kessler in Game 1 was Angel Flecha who went 2-3. Giving up 2 more runs towards the end of the game, the Commodores of LCCC fell to OSU Lima 5-1.

Game 2
With slow bats of late, the Commodores wanted to make their presence known on the offensive side in Game 2. Led by Angel Flecha who batted 4 for 4 and drove in a run, LCCC was able to drive in 3 runs to make Game 2 a battle.

Mark Flachbart took the mound for the Commodores pitching 6 innings, 7 hits, 5 runs and 3 strikeouts. After giving up 3 early runs in the 1st inning, Flachbart was able to make things difficult for Lima OSU. With Jay Duke and Jason Banas driving in late runs, the Commodores were able to close the gap but just ran out of runs. Lorain CCC dropped Game 2 by a final score of 5-3.
Box Score vs OSU Lima Game 1                   
Box Score vs OSU Lima Game 2       


Long Innings Hurt LCCC Commodores; Fall to Mercyhurst NE (PA)-4/17/16

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Lorain, Ohio – After splitting Saturday’s away games against Mercyhurst NE (PA), the Commodores of LCCC couldn’t find the same magic on Sunday for their second double-header against Mercyhurst. In Game 1, the Commodores fell by a final score of 14-3 and dropped Game 2 9-0. After the weekend games, LCCC has a .500 season record at 9-9.

Game Recaps
Game 1
Barrett Huspaska took the mound for the Commodores in Game 1 going 4.2 innings, giving up 7 hits and 8 runs. After giving up 3 runs in the 1st inning, Huspaska and the Commodores defense seemed to settle in a bit. The bats for the Commodores warmed up as they were able to score 3 runs to tie the game in the bottom of the 2nd.

LCCC took advantage of 2 Saints errors, a few walks and was led by Angel Flecha who went 2 for 3. Things seemed favorable for LCCC headed into the 5th inning only trailing 4-3 but the Saints of Mercyhurst got hot, scoring 10 runs in the top of the 5th. Making a couple pitching changes the last inning, LCCC wasn’t able to stop the runs and lost Game 1 14-3.

Game 2
The Commodores did their best to put Game 1 behind them as they were able to get some solid hits on the Saints in Game 2. Although runs weren’t produced, LCCC was led by Sam Kessler who went 2-3, Jason Banas going 1-1 and Angel Flecha 1-3.

Jake Chalkwater took the start for LCCC going 5 innings, 11 hits, 7 runs and 4 strikeouts. Chalkwater did a great job not letting innings go too long but the team errors made it difficult to keep Mercyhurst from scoring. In relief of Chalkwater was Mark Flachbart who pitched 2 innings, 3 hits, 2 runs, and 3 strikeouts.  Unable to produce any runs, the game went a full 7 innings and the Commodores of LCCC lost Game 2 by a score of 9-0.
Box Score vs Mercyhurst NE Game 1                                
Box Score vs Mercyhurst NE Game 2  


LCCC Baseball Splits Saturdays Double Header with Mercyhurst NE (PA) – 4/16/16

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Northeast, Pennsylvania – After this weekend, Lorain County Community College Baseball and Mercyhurst Northeast (PA) will be familiar with each other as LCCC traveled to Mercyhurst Saturday and will host them Sunday for another double-header. On Saturday, LCCC split the double header, losing Game 1 by a final score of 11-1 but won Game 2 by a final score of 5-1. LCCC now has a season record of 9-7.

Game Recaps
Game 1
For LCCC, Game 1 wasn’t how Coach Frawley wanted to start the weekend, as nothing seemed to click for the Commodores. Once again LCCC scored early as Sam Kessler (0-2, 1 Run) reached base by a walk followed by an error then a Ben Morrow (0-2, 1 RBI) fly out to right field scoring Kessler. This would be the only run LCCC would score as the team struggled to hit off Mercyhurst pitcher Jordan Ransom.

It appeared as this would be a low scoring game as LCCC pitcher Robbie Bliss went 2 innings without giving up a run. It was the bottom of the 3rd inning where Bliss and the Commodore defense started to struggle.
After giving up 2 runs with 1 out, Bliss was able to settle down to get the second out of the inning. With the score 2-1 in favor of Mercyhurst NE, Bliss balked to advance runners and from that point on, he never seemed to recover. The hits just piled up and when the final out of the third inning was made, the Commodores gave up 8 runs and trailed 8-1.

Unfortunately for Bliss and LCCC, only two Commodores got hits in the game, which were Mike Piotrowski (1-2) and Nate Colbert (1-2). Up 8-1, Mercyhurst was able to score 3 runs in the bottom of the 5th inning to end the game early; LCCC fell 11-1.

Game 2
Putting Game 1 behind them, LCCC came out strong and they were able to dominate Game 2. Zach Minney took the mound for the Commodores and pitched 7 innings, gave up only 3 hits, 1 run and had 8 strikeouts. A big positive for Minney was the 1 run was unearned as the Commodore defense committed an uncommon error of late to allow the run; Minney didn’t see a hit on him until the bottom of the 3rd.

As Minney pitched a great game, the bats for LCCC came alive as the team had 9 hits and 3 RBI’s. Leading the team was Cody Wilson (2-3, 1 RBI), Ben Morrow (2-3), Robbie Bliss (2-4, 1 RBI). The Commodores were able to get on the board first as Minney reached base due to an error and scored on a Bliss double after stealing second base. Cody Wilson followed suite hitting a single to score Bliss to take the 2-0 lead.

With another error in the top of the 3rd, Angel Flecha (hit a single) was able to score when Mercyhurst threw a wild ball trying to create an extra out. Adding two additional runs in the 5th inning, the Commodores never gave their opponent a chance to catch rhythm. Keeping their foot on the gas pedal, LCCC won Game 2 by a final score of 5-1.

After the game, Coach Frawley was very impressed with his pitcher and the team’s defense. “Minney pitched a great game by throwing a complete game and only giving up 2 hits. We played much better.”
Box Score vs Mercyhurst NE Game 1                        
Box Score vs Mercyhurst NE Game 2       


LCCC Triumphs after Shaking Rust Off after Multiple Postponed Games; Wins 6-4 in Game 1 and 3-0 in Game 2 – 4/14/16

By Bryce Johnson, Sports Information Assistant

Mansfield, Ohio – After having to postpone the last four games due to weather, the Lorain County Community College Baseball team showed minor signs of rust but managed to sweep Thursdays games. Facing OSU Mansfield for the second time this year, LCCC won Game 1 by a final score of 6-4 and squeezed out a close Game 2 by a final score of 3-0. With this, the Commodores are over a .500 season record at 8-6.

Game 1 Recap
For LCCC, things started off fast as they got off to a hot start. Scoring 2 early runs in the first inning from an Angel Flecha and Ben Morrow RBI, LCCC took control of the game. Taking the mound for LCCC was Shane Derricotte who pitched a complete game with 6 strikeouts.
After getting roughed up a bit in the bottom of the first, Derricotte settled down only giving up 1 OSU run.

With the bats going cold in innings 2, 3 and 4, LCCC gave up their lead after OSU’s Jones hit a triple followed by a sac fly scoring the tying run.
With not much action, the game stayed tied at 2 apiece until Derricotte gave up 2 additional runs in the bottom of the fifth; with this LCCC trailed 4-2. Not leaving their pitcher stranded, LCCC managed to score 1 run in the 6th, which cut the lead to 1. With one final at bat, Jason Banas got things started with a double before an error scored the tying run for LCCC. Derricotte was able to get 1 of his 6 strikeouts in the bottom of the seventh and forced OSU into tough at bats. Not giving up any runs, the Commodores forced extra innings.

Not taking any chances, LCCC took the lead extending their lead to 2. Taking advantage of OSU pitching and fielding errors, both Brandon Pritt and Banas crossed the plate to swing the momentum to the Commodores. Even with late game struggles, Derricotte took care of business in the bottom of the 8th by only needing to face three batters. Striking out one and followed by some strong LCCC defense, the Commodores came from behind to win Game 1 by a final score of 6-4. Leading the way on offense was Sam Kessler (2-4, 1 RBI), Angel Flecha (2-4, 1 RBI), and Jason Banas (2-4, and 1 RBI). 

Game 2 Recap
Game 2 didn’t follow the same formula as Game 1 as LCCC and OSU Mansfield both struggled at the plate; neither team could find a way to take the lead. For LCCC, Barrett Huspaska was the winning pitcher going 5.1 innings, giving up 1 run and 9 strikeouts. Coach Frawley couldn’t have asked for better defense from his team as OSU struggled to advance on the bases and LCCC didn’t help their opponent, as they committed zero errors.

As for the bats, things were very slow as LCCC left a couple runners stranded in scoring position early. It wasn’t until the top of the sixth inning when Sam Kessler (2-4, 2 RBI’s) hit in 2 runs that gave LCCC a 2-0 lead. In the top of the seventh, Jason Banas (1-1, 1 RBI) extended the Commodores lead to 3-0 as he got his first hit and RBI of the game.

Coming in for the save was Mark Flachbart who pitched 1.2 innings, 0 hits, 0 runs, and 3 strikeouts. With this save LCCC won Game 2 by a final score of 3-0 and Huspaska took the win.

What’s Next?
The Commodores are scheduled to travel to place Mercyhurst NE (PA) on Saturday and will then host Mercyhurst NE (PA) the next day for another double-header. The home game Sunday is at the Pipeyard; 2840 Meister Road, Lorain Ohio. First pitch is set for 12 p.m.
Box Score vs OSU Mansfield Game 1                         
Box Score vs OSU Mansfield Game 2