Coach Scappa gets 100th win, Spartans hit 1000 victories

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The York College baseball team closed out their 2017 spring trip with a historic day as the Green and White swept a split doubleheader on Friday afternoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Spartans defeated John Jay 17-3 in the opener as the victory was the 1,000 win in program history. It also marked the 100th win for head coach Mike Scappa. The Spartans closed the trip with a 9-6 win over Lehman in the nightcap. The Spartans finished their season opening jaunt to South Carolina with a mark of 4-2.

Mike Scappa's 100th win as head coach for the Spartans was also the 1000th win for the program.
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Game One Records:

York (Pa.) 3-2

John Jay: 1-5

 

Game Stats

Runs: York 17 / John Jay 3

Hits: York 16 / John Jay 12

Errors: York 0 / John Jay 3

Left on Base: York 11 / John Jay 8

 

Spartans Offensive Leaders

Collin Crowell: 3-for-5, 3 runs scored, 1 RBI, 2B

Seth Brosius: 2-for-4, 4 RBI, 1 run scored, 2B

Christian Bilan: 3-for-4, 2 RBI, 3 runs scored, 2B

Charles Fies: 2-for-2, 1 run scored, 1 RBI

 

John Jay Offensive Leaders

Charlee Rodriguez: 2-for-4, 1 RBI

Zach Hyde: 2-for-4, 1 run scored

Brian Garcia: 2-for-3, 1 RBI

Robert Moncino: 2-for-3, 1 run scored

 

Spartan Pitching Leaders

Andrew Ross: 5.0 IP, 6 hits, 0 runs, 6 K, 2 BB (Win, 1-0)

Will Grega: 4.0 IP, 6 hits, 3 earned runs, 1 K, 1 BB  

 

John Jay Pitching Leaders

Christian Rodriguez: 5.1 IP, 7 hits, 5 runs, 4 earned runs, 4 K, 2 BB (Loss, 1-1)

Charles Mendes: 0.1 IP, 1 hit, 4 earned runs, 3 BB, 3 WP

Michael Wang: 1.1 IP, 3 hits, 2 earned runs, 1 BB

Angelo Alberico: 1.0 IP, 5 hits, 6 earned runs, 1 K

 

How It Happened

• The Spartans got off to another quick start with a single run in the bottom of the first followed by a two run bottom of the third.

• The Bloodhounds got a single run in the top of the sixth but the Green and White exploded with a six-run bottom of the sixth to take an 9-1 lead. The Spartans got their first run on a bases loaded walk to Zach Hossler. The next run came home on a Seth Brosius single. Collin Crowell scored York's third run of the inning on a wild pitch. Hossler scored one a Michael Moore sacrifice fly to center followed by Brosius coming home on a wild pitch. The final run of the frame came on a Logan Countryman RBI single.

• After John Jay scored a run in the top of the seventh, the Spartans got two runs to take an 11-2 lead. The Green and White put the game away with a six run bottom of the eighth. The Bloodhounds closed out the scoring with a single run in the top of the ninth.

 

Game Two Records:

York (Pa.) 4-2

Lehman: 0-2

 

Game Stats

Runs: York 9 / Lehman 6

Hits: York 10 / Lehman 7

Errors: York 2 / Lehman 3

Left on Base: York 11 / Lehman 14

 

Spartans Offensive Leaders

Seth Brosius: 3-for-4, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, SB

Bryce Stout: 3-for-4, 3 RBI, 1 run scored, 2 2B

Michael Moore: 2-for-3, 2 RBI, 2 runs scored, 2 2B

Grant Oberholtzer: 1-for-3, RBI, run scored, SB

 

Lehman Offensive Leaders

Juan Arias: 1-for-5, 2 RBI

Steve Cuello: 1-for-4, 2 runs scored, 2 RBI

Marcus Figueroa: 1-for-1, 1 run scored

 

Spartan Pitching Leaders

Casey Fitzsimmons: 4.1 IP, 1 hit, 3 earned runs, 3 BB, 3 K

Ben Demchak: 2.0 IP, 1 hit, 0 runs, 3 K, 3 BB (Win, 1-0)

Zac Stoll: 2.2 IP, 5 hits, 3 earned runs, 4 K, 2 BB  

 

Lehman Pitching Leaders

Emmanuel Velasquez: 5.1 IP, 7 hits, 7 runs, 2 earned runs, 5 K, 2 BB (Loss, 0-2)

Jose Albrincole: 1.2 IP, 1 hit, 1 unearned run, 1 K

Anthony Riley: 1.1 IP, 2 hits, 1 earned run, 2 K, 2 BB

Rich Villar: 0.2 IP, 2 BB

 

How It Happened

• Lehman jumped on the Spartans with three runs in the bottom of the first to seize control of the game.

• York got on the board in the top of the third as Zach Hossler drove in Grant Oberholtzer with an RBI ground out.

• York added a single run in the top of the fourth courtesy of a Bryce Stout RBI double to left center as the Spartans cut their deficit to 3-2.

• The Spartans took the lead for good in the top of the fifth as Michael Moore stroked a two run double to right center as York led 4-3.

• York made it 8-3 with a four run top of the sixth inning. The Spartans got their four runs on just two hits and a key Lehman error.

• Lehman trimmed York's lead to 8-6 with a three spot in the bottom of the eighth inning. The Spartans closed out the scoring with a single run in the top of the ninth on an Oberholtzer RBI single.

 

SPARTAN NOTES:

The win over John Jay set a pair of milestones as it was the 1,000 win in the history of the program while the win was also the 100th for head coach Mike Scappa … the Spartans are now 1,001-702-6 all-time in 49 seasons of varsity baseball … Scappa's 100th win comes in his sixth season as head coach … Scappa has been a part of 508 of the 1,001 all-time Spartan wins … Scappa was a player from 1995-98, an assistant coach from 1999-2011, and now head coach since 2012 … the Spartans have started the season 4-2 in four of Scappa's six seasons at the helm of the program … York hit .313 as a team on the trip while they averaged 8.3 runs per game … York banged out 19 doubles in the six games … York was 8-for-8 in stolen bases for the trip … The Spartan pitching staff fashioned a 3.23 ERA in 53 innings while the staff struck out 55 and walked 33 … The Spartan hitters struck out just 33 times while they drew 27 walks … The Spartans were hit by 13 pitches during the trip … York begins a season-high five game home stand on Tuesday.

 

UP NEXT:

The Spartans return to action on Tuesday afternoon when they are slated to make their 2017 home debut as they will host Johns Hopkins University in a non-conference tilt. First pitch is set for 3:00 pm at Jaquet Field.