By Christian Klimaszewski
The baseball team continued their success with a 17-2 record in the East Coast Conference and 26-12 overall with three wins over the Molloy Lions since Thursday, April 18. “We’re having great team chemistry this year. Our pitching and hitting have been working strong together to win us games,” Mike Manzione, senior infielder, said.
On Thursday, April 18, it was a close game until the sixth inning when Molloy put up the first run, but the Pioneers quickly answered back with a run of their own to tie the game up on a Giovanni Ciaccio RBI.
After Molloy reclaimed the lead
Senior pitcher, James Varela earned his seventh win of the season, striking out five batters and only allowing two earned runs, and he pitched eight innings. “He has a lot of power, throws hard, and has an unbelievable slider,” Manzione said. The game ended 7-2 in favor
On Saturday, April 20, the Pioneers had a doubleheader home game schedule, but due to weather conditions, it was moved to Molloy’s Mitchell Field in Rockville Center. They decided to play the game there because Molloy plays on a turf field while the Pioneers play on grass. “It doesn’t have an
In game one of the doubleheader, the Pioneers took an early lead, scoring five runs in the first two innings, and they didn’t look back. RBI’s came from Fritz, senior infielder Rey Guillen, junior outfielder Andy Camilo, senior catcher Anthony Vaglica, and sophomore shortstop Chris Wasson. Junior pitcher Noah Lorenzo pitched a complete
In game two, Molloy jumped ahead 2-0
The Pioneers took the lead when Vaglica hit a towering