ONEONTA, N.Y. - The Oneonta Outlaws defeated the Glens Falls Dragons tonight in a battle till the end at Damaschke Field, as they won 6-4 to snap their six-game losing streak.
Nate Wrighter (Bryant University) took the mound for the Outlaws and threw a complete game, only allowing four runs on 10 hits while also adding seven strikeouts.
The junior pitcher saw some trouble in the top of the second inning, when Dan Lowndes (Siena College) started off the inning with a double that was quickly followed by Anthony Butler’s (St. Lawrence) single. Lowndes would score on a wild pitch and Butler would score on Mark Powell’s (St. Rose) RBI double. Powell would come in to score on Matt Hamel’s (Siena) RBI double.
The Outlaws would continue to battle as they fought for the first half of the game to stay in it and not let it get out of hand. The Outlaws would see some offense in the fourth and fifth innings when they scored one and two runs consecutively. Chandler Engel (USC Sumter) reached base by ripping a double past the outfielders, he would come around to score the Outlaws' first run on Matt Tsukroff’s (Binghamton University) RBI single. Oneonta would be able to tack on another two runs in the fifth; with two outs, Stone Pellegrino (Wofford College) would hit a double and scored on Mike Brown’s (Dartmouth College) RBI triple. Mike Brown would score on Chris Tracz’s (Marist College) RBI single.
The Dragons would score an unearned run in the seventh and that would be the rest of the action for their offense tonight.
Down one run with two outs in the bottom of the eighth, Ben Rhodes (Siena College) started off the inning with a single, which would be followed by a walk by Ian Fair (Northeastern). Stone Pellegrino (Wofford College) hit a single advancing all the runners and loading up the bases for Mike Brown (Dartmouth college). Brown with, a 3-1 count, roped a triple in the left center gap scoring all three runners and sealing the victory for the Outlaws.
The Outlaws will be back in action tomorrow at 7pm at Mohawk Valley
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