The College Hawks travelled to the Youngstown Ohio area to take on the Ohio Glaciers on Saturday 6/29 at Pemberton Park.
Game 1 Hawks - 4 at Glaciers 1
The home team jumped out to a 1-0 lead after the second Glacier batter parked a bomb over the left field fence. That lead would hold up until the third when the Hawks would mount a rally. Zack Michael would lead off with a single and after a fly out Colin Parcher would reach base setting the stage for Hunter Smith, who delivered with a three run bomb to right to give the Hawks a 3-1 lead. Mike Calloway later delivered a two out RBI double to give the Hawks a 4-1 lead. The Hawks were led on the mound by John Fortunato who pitched 6 innings of 3 hit ball with no walks.
Game 2 Hawks- 5 at Glaciers – 6
The Hawks jumped out to a 2-0 lead only to see the home team score 3 runs in the bottom of the second to take a 3-2 lead. The Glaciers went up 4-2 after 4. The Hawks tied it up 4-4 only to give up a run in the bottom of the fifth to fall behind 5-4 after 5. The Hawks came right back to tie it up after 6 only to give up a run in the bottom of the 7th to lose 6-5. The offense was led by Colin Parcher who was 2/3 with 2 doubles.
Game 1 Hawks- 2 at the Ohio Baseball Club - 1 12 innings
The Hawks travelled to Medina High School to take on the Ohio Baseball Club on Sunday. Pitching dominated the game as both teams exchanged earlier 1 run scores into a 1-1 tie after 7. The game moved along into the 12th before the Hawks could push across a run off the bat of Joe Gentile to take a 2-1 lead. Matt Olsavsky earned the win with 3 innings of no hit ball. Cory Fox started the game and went 5 innings giving up 1 run on 5 hits. Jake Chipka then came in and threw 4 innings of no hit ball. Cory Brown, Zach Michael and Colin Parcher had two hits in the marathon game.
Game 2 Hawks- 7 at the Ohio Baseball Club- 1
Game two saw the Hawks connect for some big hits to lead to the 7-1 win. Justin Curry banged a dinger off the scoreboard in left center, Todd Vandercook had a 3 bagger and Sam Fischer had a bomb to center to lead the offense. Mason Mayberry threw 5 innings allowing 1 run on 4 hits and Alex Williams’s came in to throw 2 innings of 1 hit ball to preserve the win.
The Hawks improved to 17-3 in the Tri State League and will be back home at Mercy Field over the 4th of July and Saturday and Sunday.