FMCC Roundup: Raiders lose four to Herkimer

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team dropped all four of its games against Herkimer on Sunday and Monday.

On Sunday, the Raiders lost 7-1 and 10-0 at Herkimer before dropping 18-16 and 12-1 decisions to the Generals at home Monday.

In Sunday’s first game, Herkimer sealed the victory with four runs in its half of the sixth inning on its way to a 7-1 victory.

Jake Terrill was 3-for-4 with a double, a RBI and a run scored for the Generals, while Leon Babcock had a solo home run and a double. Dylan Klock was 2-for-3 with an RBI for Herkimer, while Brandon Hubbard had a double and two RBIs.

Ryan McNamara had a single and a double for FMCC, while Jake Petralia had a double. Brogan Barker and Paul VanWarner had the only other hits for the Raiders.

In the second game Sunday, Herkimer rolled to a 10-0 victory.

Justin Emond had a double, triple, an RBI and two runs scored for the Generals, while Joe Fichera had a triple, single, three RBIs and two runs scored. Christian Aybar and Hubbard added doubles for Herkimer.

McNamara, Barker, Cory Moore, Kyle Sherlock and Patrick Hart all had singles for FMCC.

The teams were back at it Monday at FMCC, with Herkimer outlasting the host Raiders, 18-16, in the first game.

The teams combined for 32 hits in the game.

Mark Minicozzi had a home runs and two RBIs for Herkimer, while Bobby Lazar and Aybar each had three hits.

Hart was 3-for-5 with three RBIs and two runs scored for FMCC, while Petralia had two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored.

Kyle Agresta was 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored, while Cory Moore had a single, double and two RBIs. McNamara finished with two hits and two runs scored for the Raiders.

In the final game Monday, Herkimer cruised to a 12-1 victory to complete the four-game sweep.

Fischera had a triple, two singles, two RBIs and three runs scored for Herkimer, while Aybar had a double, single, two RBIs and two runs scored.

Agresta and Petralia each had doubles for FMCC, while McNamara, Ryan Cullam and Andrew Marciniak all had singles.

FMCC (5-13 overall) is scheduled to travel to East Field in Glens Falls on Saturday for a doubleheader against SUNY Adirondack. The first game is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

First game

Herkimer 7, Fulton-Montgomery Community College 1

FMCC 000 001 0 — 1 5 0

Herkimer 010 201 x — 7 9 1

Umholtz and Agresta; Huck and Minicozzi.

Second game

Herkimer 10, Fulton-Montgomery Community College 0

FMCC 000 00 — 0 5 4

Herkimer 243 1x — 10 6 1

Putnam, Caraballo (4) and Petralia, Marciniak (4); Shunk and Minicozzi.

Monday’s Games

First game

Herkimer 18, Fulton-Montgomery Community College 16

Herkimer 003 048 3 — 18 16 5

FMCC 215 023 3 — 16 16 4

Sell, DeNeuville (3), Fortin (4), Kaestle (5), Pacifico (6), Dallas (6), Liddy (7) and Minicozzi, Zeppieri (5); Hart, Sherlock (6), Petralia (6) and Agresta.

Second game

Herkimer 12, Fulton-Montgomery Community College 1

Herkimer 012 36 — 12 12 1

FMCC 000 10 — 1 6 2

Flansburg and Minicozzi; Agresta, Caraballo (5) and Petralia.

FMCC softball loses two

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College softball team lost both games of its home doubleheader with Corning Community College on Sunday.

The Red Barons won the first game, 22-1, and the second game, 12-3.

In the first game, Corning pounded out 21 hits and jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first inning and blew the game open with a 10-run fourth inning.

Amber Edwards was 3-for-5 with a double, triple and three runs scored for Corning, while Sam Mennig had two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored. Emily Knowlden and Sam Hauck each had three singles for the Red Barons, while Alana Eaton had two singles and four RBIs.

Megan Patterson scored the lone run for FMCC on a double by Miranda Nethaway.

Braelin Aldi had the only other hit for the Lady Raiders.

In the second game, the Red Barons scored 12 runs over the first three innings to defeat the Lady Raiders.

Mennig had a home run, double, two RBIs and three runs scored for Corning, while Angie Frampton added a double, single and two RBIs. Hauck tripled for the Red Barons and Haley Williamson added a double.

The Lady Raiders scored all three of their runs in the fourth inning.

Nethaway plated Towne with an RBI double, while Gabrielle Smith singled home Nethaway.

Towne finished 2-for-3 for FMCC, while Aldi added a single.

FMCC is scheduled to host Herkimer in a doubleheader Thursday.

The first game is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.

First game

Corning 22, Fulton-Montgomery Community College 1

Corning 641 (10)1 — 22 20 0

FMCC 000 10 — 1 2 7

WP — Eaton; LP — Smith.

Second game

Corning 12, Fulton-Montgomery Community College 3

Corning 516 00 — 12 13 1

FMCC 000 30 — 3 5 4

WP — Mennig; LP — Towne.

By Paul Wager

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