FMCC Roundup: Raiders extend win streak to seven

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team extended its win streak to seven games with a doubleheader sweep of Columbia-Greene Community College on Tuesday.

The Raiders won the first game, 6-0, and the second game, 10-1.

In the first game, Kyle Sherlock was 2-for-3 with two RBIs for FMCC

Sherlock also earned the win on the mound, allowing three hits, striking out 11 and walking three.

Brogan Barker had a double and scored a run for the Raiders, while Noah Wygel, Cory Moore, Joshua McCaffrey and Dan Parslow all had singles.

Hunter Goodacre, Lucas Foster and Kevin Schrowang had singles for Columbia Greene.

In the second game, Parslow was 3-for-5 with three RBIs to help FMCC complete the doubleheader sweep.

Wygel had a double, single and scored two runs, while McCaffrey was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Moore and Andrew Marciniak each had a single and an RBI for the Raiders.

Michael Brown earned the win on the mound, striking out six, walking four and allowing five hits.

Tyler Drahushuk had two hits for Columbia-Greene.

On Saturday and Sunday, FMCC won all four of its games against Schenectady County Community College.

In Saturday’s first game at FMCC, the Raiders posted a 13-10 win.

Parslow had a triple, single and four RBIs for FMCC, which had nine hits in the game. McCaffrey, Benjamin McHarg and Richard Umholtz all had doubles for the Raiders, while Sherlock added a double. Cory Moore finished with two hits and scored four runs for FMCC.

The second game Saturday saw the Raiders eke out a 13-12 victory to complete the doubleheader sweep.

McCaffrey had a double, triple and scored two runs, while Barker had two doubles and five RBIs. Marciniak had two hits for FMCC, while Parslow added a double.

On Sunday, the Raiders traveled to Schenectady for the final two games of the series and came out on top in both games. 

In the first game, FMCC put 12 runs on the board in the second inning on its way to a 14-4 five-inning victory.

McHarg had a home run, three RBIs and two runs scored for the Raiders, while Sherlock had a double, single, two RBIs and scored two runs. Parslow added two hits and two RBIs.

Parslow also earned the win on the mound, allowing eight hits, four runs, striking out three and walking one.

The Raiders’ offense remained red-hot in the second game, as FMCC won 21-1, piling up 15 hits in another five-inning win.

Sherlock had a single, double, triple, two RBIs and three runs scored for the Raiders, while Wygel, Moore and Barker all had a single and a double. Wygel also had four RBIs and Moore had three RBIs. Marciniak and McHarg each had two singles for FMCC.

Umholtz earned the win on the mound, allowing four hits, striking out six and walking four.

FMCC (9-7 overall, 8-2 Mountain Valley Conference) is scheduled to travel to Columbia-Greene today for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. On Saturday, the Raiders will host Hudson Valley Community College in a doubleheader at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam. The first game is set to begin at 1 p.m.

FMCC softball earns first win

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community softball team picked up their first win of the season Saturday at home against Finger Lakes Community College.

FMCC edged the Lakers 16-14 in game one of the doubleheader. The Lady Raiders dropped game two by a score of 16-7.

The Lakers jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but FM answered with a big second inning. Gabrielle Smith singled to score two runs. Julie Hampton and Emily Washburn both walked to score two more runs. Sam De La Fleur had a single to score two more runs and FMCC took the lead 6-3. 

The Raiders scored eight more runs in the third inning to put the game out of reach.

De La Fleur threw a complete game for the Raiders in the circle. She also led the FM offense with three hits and four RBIs. Smith went 2-for-5 at the plate with 2 RBIs. Washburn had a single and three RBI’s. 

In the second game of the doubleheader, the Lakers scored 10 runs in the first inning and FMCC could not recover.

Smith, Hampton, Washburn and Marque Pacillo all had singles for FMCC.

On Sunday, FMCC traveled to Corning to take on the always tough Red Barons. The Raiders dropped both games by scores of 17-0 and 15-5.

Washburn and Taylor Hill each had a hit in game one. 

In the second game, the FMCC offense came alive, but it came up short.

Smith, Washburn, Hampton, and Pacillo all had singles for the Lady Raiders

FMCC (1-5 overall) is scheduled to host SUNY Adirondack in a doubleheader Friday. The first game is slated to begin at 1 p.m.

By Paul Wager

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