Dobbs Ferry, NY - The Nyack College men's baseball team split their non-conference doubleheader with the Mercy College Mavericks on Wednesday afternoon. The Warriors defeated Mercy in game one with a score of 16-5, before the Mavericks came back and took game two with a score of 8-5. Nyack is now 7-8 in non-conference play and 0-2 in CACC play.
Ruben Correa's sacrifice bunt in the top of the third opened up the opportunity for Kahl to score, Carlos Pino and Hayden Allen scored after a Vasquez double to left field. Vasquez would then reach home base himself after a Luke Kelly single to center field, 8-0.
Ruben Correa singled in the top of the 4th and Ryan Kahl scored. Correa added a run himself after a Hayden Allen triple down the right field line, while Allen scored as well after a Gabriel Vasquez single, 11-0.
Mercy would get its first run of the game in the bottom of the fifth, but Nyack came right back with two more scored runs in the top of the sixth. Gabriel Nunez scored after a Julio Creazzola single up the middle. Creazzola would also reach home base after a Yoni Rodriguez single.
Mercy added two more in the bottom of the sixth and the seventh inning, while Nyack put up three more in the top of the seventh. Richard Saba doubled to left center and allowed Jonathan Santiago to score. Chris Colotti scored after a Creazzola single and Richard Saba closed out the Warrior scoring effort in game one after a Hayden Allen sacrifice fly out.
Game two saw the Mavericks jump to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Nyack answered with two runs in the top of the second inning. Jesse Barton and Ruben Correa scored for the Warriors to tie the game.
But Mercy would come right back with scored runs in the bottom of the third, fourth, and fifth inning to gain a 8-2 lead. Nyack would try to get back into the game. Jesse Barton scored again in the top of the sixth and Ryan Kahl and Carlos Pino homered in the top of the seventh.
Game two finished with a final score of 8-5 in favor of the Mavericks.
Up next: The Warriors will travel to Concordia College on Friday for a CACC DH played at 1:30pm and 4:30pm.