Jammers Win 3-2Tuesday, August 01, 2017
In a thrilling 1st round matchup the Jammers win 3-2 on a walk off single by John Conti (Canisius) to beat the Onondaga Flames in the bottom of the 11th. The Jammers will play the Elmira Pioneers tomorrow in the Western Division Finals at Diethrick Park.
The Flames took an early by scoring 1 run in the top of the 1st as Trey Baur (Cornell) singled and later scored when Sam Little (Ithaca) doubled to make it 1-0 Flames. In the top of the 4th the Flames added another run to make it 2-0 Flames when Alex Canty (Monroe CC) singled that scored a run.
The Jammers would tie the game up in the bottom of the frame as they scored 2 runs on 2 hits. Chris Estrada (UTSA) would get the inning started with a single, Matt Cross (NCCC) would reach on an error and Christ Conley (Canisius) would walk to load the bases. John Conti (Canisius) would ground out to score Estrada and Ben Brookover (UTSA) would single to bring home the 2nd run of the inning. 2-2 after 4.
The Pitching staffs on both teams were outstanding. The Jammers Starter David Lyskawa (NCCC) went 7.0 innings allowing 2 runs (1 Earned) on 5 hits and striking out 2. The Flames starter Justin Beyer (NCCC) went 4.2 innings allowing 2 runs (0 Earned) on 5 hits and striking out 3. Possibly the most impressive performance of the night was Isaac Meza (UC Bakersfield) who came out of the bullpen and picked up the win by throwing 4 shutout innings, allowing only 1 hit and striking out 2.
Each team had their chances but the Jammers would prevail in the bottom of the 11thas Matt Cross (NCCC) singled and would later score as John Conti (Canisius) was the hero for the Jammers as he ripped a single up the middle to score Cross and send the Jammers to next round of the playoffs.