Lynn, MA – Looking to improve on their impressive 10-0 record, the Falcons hosted a double header against Bryant & Stratton yesterday afternooon on Fisher Homecoming weekend, a team they had beaten four times last weekend.
The Falcons bats continue to dominate as they jumped out to an early 6-0 lead within the first six innings of the game. Jorge Sanchez (Caguas, PR) lead the Falcons off with three hits and one RBI. Insurance was provided by Jacob Deziel (Merrimac, MA) who also had three hits and scored twice. Mitchell Lundholm (Plymouth, MA) went 3 for 3 with one RBI and scoring twice. The Falcons offense produced nine runs over the course of eight innings.
Zach LeBlanc (Salem, MA) was dominate on the mound, allowing one hit through six innings pitched. Johann Doerrer (Dolgeville, NY) came into relieve LeBlanc in the 7th inning and faced three batters, striking out one. John Travieso (Miami, FL) came in the bottom of the 8th inning as the set up man, leaving it up to Yamil Delgado (Caguas, PR) to close out the 9th. Delgado was lights out and shut the Bobcats offense down, earning Fisher their 11th win of the season.
After a short break the Falcons (11-0) took the field for the nightcap against Bryant & Stratton and took a quick 1-0 lead in the first inning when Jorge Sanchez (Caguas, PR) scored off a sacrifice fly from Ivan Rivera (Brooklyn, NY). The Bobcats took a 2-1 lead after the third inning, which put the Falcons behind for the first time in this 2-game contest, and just the second time this fall the Falcons have trailed. The Falcons bats were loud for the remainder of the game, scoring runs in six consecutive innings for a 12-2 lead. The Falcons were also aggressive on the base paths with seven steals on the afternoon.
The Falcons defense kept the Bobcats on a tight leash alllowing just three hits and committing just two errors. Norberto Ceballos (Loiza, PR) came into relieve Raymundo Gomez (Lynn, MA) in the 4th inning and kept the Bobcats offense silent. Gomez was the starter, earning the win and had four strikeouts and allowed zero runs. Wesley Lopez (Caguas, PR) came in for relief in the 8th inning and allowed one hit and zero earned runs with one strikeout. Kevin Bongiovani (Bayside, NY) closed out the 9th allowing zero earned runs and one strikeout.
The sweep of Bryant & Stratton wraps up the fall season for the Falcons and the team will now focus on their off-season regimen to prepare for the spring season starting in February.