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Sagehens Come Up short against Endicott In 5-4 Loss

Sagehens Come Up short against Endicott In 5-4 Loss

CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Baseball team fell to Endicott 5-4 on Monday afternoon at Alumni Field.

Season Impact: With the loss, the Sagehens fall to 8-9 overall.

The Sagehens were led by Jimmy Legg and William Kinney who each had a two-hit performance in the loss. Donovan Crook, Nate Jakobs, Caleb Millikan, and Jack Colton all had hits as well with Jakobs hitting a two-run home run for his team beast two RBI's on the day.

Harry Deliyannis got the ball for the second game against the Gulls and went 6 innings total with four runs surrendered and seven strikeouts. Ben Coen came in for an inning of relief work and Eric Prough picked up the loss with the final two innings of the game.

The Gulls played from in front again in game two of the series after Endicott plated the first run of the game off of an RBI single in the top of the second to make it 1-0.  Endicott threw up a crooked number in the third with three more runs off of a two-RBI double and an RBI single to extend their lead to 4-0.

The Sagehens were held hitless until the sixth inning where Caleb Millikan doubled down the left field line to break up the no-hitter and eventually came around to score after a line drive single up the middle from Jimmy Legg got the Sagehens on the board and cut the lead down to 4-1. The Sagehens doubled up on their runs in the inning as William Kinney singled to right to bring home Legg to pull within two runs of Endicott at 4-2 after six innings of play. 

Ben Cohen came in relief of Deliyannis and kept the deficit at two runs after getting out of his inning with a runner in scoring position.  The Sagehens came back in their next at-bats and tied the game after a mammoth two-run homer by Nate Jakobs to even the game at 2-2.  

Endicott took back the lead in the top of the ninth with a two-out RBI single to right-center to reclaim the lead at 5-4 leading the Sagehens down one in their final at-bats.  Pomona-Pitzer put the tying run on second and Colton singled up the middle but a great throw by the center fielder for the Gulls gunned the potential tying run for the Sagehens at the plate as the Sagehens fell to the Gulls for the second-straight day.

Up Next: The Sagehens will next host Webster on Thursday, March 16th at 12:00 p.m.