Outside the Top 25, teams swung the bats on Sunday

Senior Brendon Canavan went 1-3 with two runs scored and three walks in Sunday's 10-4 road win over Endicott.
Bates athletics photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen

Every Bates player in the starting lineup recorded a hit or drove in a run Sunday in the Bobcats' 10-4 victory over the Endicott Gulls. Senior Anthony Telesca pitched well on the mound for Bates, scattering seven hits over five innings of work, giving up two runs, walking three and striking out one. Telesca picked up his first win of the season. Youth was served offensively on Sunday with first-years Jack Arend, Kyle Carter, and Will Sylvia leading the way. 

Sophomore Felix Martinez, Jr. allowed just one run over 7-plus innings leading DeSales to a 6-2 win and a weekend sweep of Wilkes on a chilly afternoon at Butz Field. Martinez Jr. scattered seven hits and allowed just one run over 7-1/3 innings, striking out seven and walking just one. Senior Tyler Cooperman came on in the ninth with the bases loaded and the Bulldogs leading by four runs to get the final out and earn his second save of the year.

Chicago wrapped up its Florida spring trip with a 9-5 victory over Southern Maine. The Maroons outscored the Huskies in four of the eight inings, adding five run in the final two innings to salt away the win. Max Broztowski (three RBI) and Payton Jancsy (one RBI) each went 3-for-4 at the plate for Chicago.

King's banged out 27 base hits and scored early and often as the Monarchs posted a 25-5 Freedom Conference victory in Doylestown. With the win, King's captured the season series over the Aggies 2-1. King's exploded for eight runs in the game's first at-bats as the Monarchs registered four straight hits to start the inning and the rout was on.

St. Joseph's College (L.I.) got big pitching performances from left-hander Brandon Lubrano and righty Josh Outsen and combined to outhit Yeshiva 30-4 in 12 innings as SJC swept Yeshiva in its conference opener, winning 12-0 and 20-0 at Palisades Park. Lubrano tossed four scoreless innings, struck out six and allowed three hits. Outsen pitched a complete game shutout allowing one hit and striking out a career-high 14 batters.

Pacific withstood a late rally by Lewis & Clark to complete a series sweep with a 7-5 win in Portland. The Boxers broke a 1-1 tie in with a run each in the fourth, fifth and three in the sixth to take a 6-1 lead. Then, they added an insurance tally in the ninth for the victory. For the sixth consecutive game, Pacific had at least eight hits with an 11-hit attack in the win. Seniors Kurtis Kloke and Charlie Dietrich accounted for three and two hits; plus, a third senior Luke Keithly had three RBI in the win.

SUNY Maritime picked up a pair of wins vs. the Old Westbury Panthers from the Jackie Robinson Athletic Complex on Long Island. In the opener, the Privateers won in convincing form with a 10-4 win, before needing a late-inning comeback to pick up the 5-4 win in game two. Senior Brian McLaughlin was the star of the show as he drove in seven of Maritime's 15 runs on the day, as he picked up six hits, including four doubles. Already with nine doubles on the season, McLaughlin has already set a new personal-best for two-base hits while also moving into a tie for seventh place all-time on the single-season doubles list.

Senior first baseman Dalton McCarthy was 2-for-3 at the plate in each of the Rams' games on Sunday.
Farmingdale State athletics photo

After dropping the first game 11-3, Farmingdale State sophomore pitcher Matthew Constantine threw six shutout innings, allowing three hits and striking out six to lead the Rams to a 3-0 victory in game two versus Mount Saint Mary.

Callum Sawden spun a one-hit shutout to highlight a doubleheader sweep for Clark as they topped Worcester County rival Anna Maria, 4-0 and 6-4 in a pair of non-league games. The two victories for the Cougars continue an incredible second season under head coach J.P. Pyne that has them sitting at 15-3 as they approach the midway point of their 2017 season.

Gettysburg saw its nine-game winning streak come to an end, but salvaged a split in a non-conference doubleheader at Penn State Berks. The Bullets rallied in the opener, tying the game in the top of the seventh, only to see Berks hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the inning to secure a 5-4 victory. However, Gettysburg bounced back with a 7-3 win in the nightcap. Junior Chuck Probst continued his incredible offensive surge, belting a home run in each game. He has now cranked five long balls for the season, including four in his last five games alone. Probst finished the day 3-for-6 with three runs and three RBIs while extending his hitting streak to 22 games, dating back to last season.

Junior Connor Kennedy and sophomore Paul Sances each rapped out a pair of hits and drove in two runs as Mass-Maritime scored eight runs in its final two at-bats to notch a 14-6 opening game victory over Dean and gain a split of a non-league doubleheader at Commodore Hendy Field. In the nightcap, freshman Kyle Priest seventh inning grand slam proved to be the difference in the Bulldogs 8-4 triumph.

Manhattanville wrapped up its hectic weekend by sweeping Staten Island at the CSI Baseball Complex. The Valiants, who played their fourth and fifth game in three days, defeated the Dolphins 5-2 in game number one then rallied to defeat the defending CUNYAC champions 2-1 in the second contest. Manhattanville took advantage of five errors by the Dolphins to score four unearned runs on the day.

Washington University collected a pair of victories during a doubleheader against Illinois Wesleyan, clobbering its way to a 14-1 win in game one before pulling out a thrilling 5-2 decision of the second game at Kelly Field. WashU totaled 25 hits on the day while scoring 19 runs during the doubleheader sweep of the Titans. The Bears showed their ability to win in a variety of capacities but pitching and defense remained at the core of the victories as WashU allowed just three runs in 16 innings.

Arcadia split a MAC Commonwealth doubleheader with Lebanon Valley at La Salle's DeVincent Field, rallying for a 6-5 win in game-one before falling in game-two 10-5. The deciding third game in the series is set for Monday afternoon in Annville.

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