FCC Baseball Uses Long Ball To Defeat Riverhawks

FCC Baseball Uses Long Ball To Defeat Riverhawks

Box Score Game 2: http://fccathletics.com/sports/bsb/2020-21/boxscores/20210417_umvc.xml

ARNOLD, MD – The FCC baseball team hit the road on Saturday afternoon and earned a split with Anne Arundel CC. The Riverhawks captured game one by the score of 6-4 while the Cougars bounced back in the nightcap to earn a 7-3 victory. The Cougars sit at 10-6 overall, and the Riverhawks are 7-18.

The Cougar offense pounded out 10 hits in the win. Justin Acal and Brendan Long led the hit parade with two hits each. Acal and Long both homered and knocked in two runs. For Acal, it was his second deep fly on the season, and the shortstop is hitting a cool .392 on the year and riding an eight-game hitting streak. Klay Cottis registered a triple while teammate David Antone chipped in with a double. Antone continues to swing a hot bat at the plate, hitting .378 with 17 hits on the season.

Tip of the cap to FCC starting pitcher AJ Cieslinski who went the distance on the mound for the Cougars. AJ remains perfect on the season with a record of 4-0. He scattered nine hits and gave up three runs while fanning eight Riverhawk batters.

ON DECK

FCC will host Allegany on 4/22 for a single game. The first pitch is slated for 3 P.M.

Current Region 20 D2 Standings

  1. Catonsville 11-1
  2. Chesapeake 11-2
  3. FREDERICK 9-3
  4. Garrett 9-5
  5. Montgomery 6-6
  6. Allegany 5-7
  7. CCBC Essex 5-8
  8. College of Southern Maryland 5-9

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