Commodore Pitchers Take Command, Bats Heat Up in 2-0 Day

Jesse Barrios hitting

March 17, 2019 – – The pitchers went the distance and the bats came to life, as the Lorain County Community College Baseball team won both games of a double-header against CCAC South (PA) and improved their record to 2-1 on the season.

Freshman Dominic Fleming (Columbia Station/Midview), pitched a complete game for the Commodores for the win in game one, a 14-3 drubbing of the Tigers. Sophomore shortstop Jesse Barrios (Wooster/Home School), had another outstanding day at the plate…going 3 for 4 with 3 doubles and 5 RBI’s to lead the team.

Getting in on the offensive fireworks were Damion Coleman (Niles/Niles McKinley), who was 3 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI’s; Eli Loveland (Toledo/Whitmer), had 2 hits and drove in 3 runs; Derek Dulemba (Elyria/Midview), had 2 hits and 2 RBI’s; while Donovan Hodges (Norton), Richard Vandervort (Lakewood), and Justin Ciccone (Youngstown/Western Reserve), all had 2 hits in the game one victory.

Game two featured a complete game 4-3 win by Jared Naida (Cleveland/Lakewood), as he gave up no earned runs and struck out 4 batters. Barrios once again led the offense, going 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Noah Henderson (Toledo/Whitmer) and Coleman both had an RBI for the Commodores.

LCCC Head Coach Bill Frawley, stated “Our pitchers really looked good, they had good command and our bats came alive today. Overall we had a really great day against a good team.”

The Commodores host Schoolcraft in their home opener Monday, March 18, 2019, at Sports Force Park in Sandusky. First pitch of the double-header is scheduled for 2 p.m.