37 Runs Scored in Doubleheader Sweep Against Orange County
Frankie Giuliano pitches against Orange County Community College. (Photo: Chips Gregory)
The Vikings swept two games and the series against the Colts of Orange County up in Middletown, NY, by the scores of 19-8 and 18-7 respectively.
In game 1, OCC jumped out to an early 2-0 after the first inning. After a 5-run second inning by WCC in the top of the second, Orange scored 6 runs to take back their lead 8 to 5. The Viking bats would erupt yet again, scoring 14 runs in the fourth and the fifth innings to help solidify a comeback win.
Felix Camacho (St. Raymond’s HS/Bronx, NY) led the offense by going 4 for 5 with a homerun, a double and 5 RBIs. Steve Guzman (John F. Kennedy HS/Bronx, NY) also contributed with a double of his own and had 4 RBIs.
Brian Corporan, CJ Sager, Jon Carlo Angiolillo, and Alonso Tenya also contributed with 2 hits each in the win. Ryan Mullaly (Somers HS/Somers, NY) earned his fourth win in relief by pitching 3 1/3 innings of 4-hit baseball, only giving up 1 earned run.
In game 2, Westchester’s bats stayed hot, scoring at least one run per inning and pounding out 17 hits over the 7 inning game. With another 5 run second inning and two 4-run innings, the Vikings sealed a victory over the Colts.
Offensively, WCC was led by Brian Corporan (Environmental Studies HS/Bronx, NY) and Steve Guzman with 3 hits, 2 doubles and 5 RBIs each. Guzman also added 2 triples during the game. Alex Borman, Scottie Giordano, and CJ Sager added to the run support with 2 hits a piece along with Paul Franzese’s (Somers HS/Somers, NY) solo home run.
With these 2 wins, the Vikings are now 30-11, making this the 6th year in a row with 30 or more wins during the season. Westchester also moves into first place in the Mid-Hudson Conference with a 12-4 record.
WCC will finish off their regional play with a 4 game set against the Ulster Senators. The first game will be played on Thursday, May 4 with a 3:30pm start time.