Johnson Has Big Day, But JCC Drops Doubleheader
SYRACUSE — In their Region 3-opening doubleheader Sunday afternoon, the Jamestown Community College baseball team dropped a pair of games at Onondaga CC.
In the first game, the Jayhawks (1-11, 0-2 Region 3) fell 13-3 and in the second game, the Jayhawks lost 13-7.
In Game 1, Jamestown CC was led offensively by shortstop Nate Johnson (Lakewood/Southwestern CS), who went 2 for 3 with both of his hits being doubles. Third baseman Lucas Marsh (Salamanca/Ellicottville CS) also hit a double with center fielder Timothy Johnson (San Tan Valley, Ariz./San Tan Valley HS) driving in a pair of runs.
Trailing 1-0 after four innings of action, the Jayhawks took a 3-1 lead. The Lazers responded in the bottom of fifth, scoring 12 runs to secure the win.
Pitcher Tanner Potter (Trumansburg/Trumansburg CS) earned the loss on the mound, giving up four earned runs on eight hits in 4ª innings of action. Troy Moussette (Newfield/Newfield CS) came on in relief, allowing three earned runs on four hits.
In Game 2, the Jayhawks offense was again led by Nate Johnson, who went 3 for 4, while left fielder Hayden Hoag (Salamanca/Salamanca HS) went 2 for 3. First baseman Kenny Nickson III (Erie, Pa./Erie HS) hit a double and also driving in a pair of runs.
The Lazers led the game after four innings of action before Jamestown CC scored a run in the fifth and five more runs in the sixth to make it an 8-7. Onondaga CC added five insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Pitcher Zach Rohlin (Russell, Pa./Eisenhower HS) took the loss on the mound, surrendering eight earned runs on 12 hits in four innings of action. De’Sean Rogers (Winter Haven, Fla./Winter Haven HS) saw one inning of clean pitching with Ethan Phillips (East Durham/Cairo-Durham HS) closing the game out giving up five runs on four hits.
The Jayhawks will be back in action Thursday when they host Tompkins Cortland CC for a 2 p.m. doubleheader.