Raiders fall to Generals

JOHNSTOWN – After dropping a doubleheader to Herkerimer County Community College on Saturday the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Raiders hosted the Generals Sunday at Raiders field.

The opening game took eight innings to decide with the Generals pulling out an 11-6 victory.

Ryan McNamara reached base two times in the game for the Raiders, scoring two runs and picking up an RBI with a second-inning home run.

Kyle Agresta took the loss for FMCC, allowing 11 runs in 7 innings, walking seven and striking out three.

The top of the first saw Herkimer take an early lead, 2-0.

The Raiders responded with two runs in the second, on a solo home run by McNamara and an RBI double by Patrick Hart.

The Generals scored a run in the seventh, but it didn’t take long for the Raiders to answer as Agresta delivered an RBI single.

Herkimer scored five runs in the eighth to take home the win.

The Raiders lost the final game of the series 13-1.

Jake Petralia had a hot bat for the Raiders.

Petralia went 1-2, drove in one run and scored one run with a fifth-inning homer.

Esteban Martinez took the loss for FMCC allowing 11 runs in 3 innings, walking one and striking out two.

Herkimer never trailed after scoring two runs in the second on an RBI double by Brandon Hubbard and an RBI single by Mike Bastis.

Herkimer increased its lead with four runs in the third and added seven more in the top of the fourth.

The Raiders scored in the fifth inning on a solo home run by Petralia.

FMCC returns to the diamond Saturday at Adirondack Community College.

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