The Dutchman jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the first inning when DiamondDawg starter Cameron Sorgie (UAlbany) struggled early. However, the DiamondDawgs quickly bounced back in the bottom of the first when David Del Grande (Sacramento State University) was hit by a pitch and then stole second and was later hit in by Eric Helmrich’s (Marist) single. The Dawg’s scored again in the bottom of the fourth inning after a double by Jack Morrow (Young Harris College) scored a run. The Dawgs scored again in the bottom of the sixth when Chris Cruz (Cornell University) reached on a base hit and then advanced to second on a pass ball and scored on a double by Eric Helmrich (Marist).
Cameron Sorgie (UAlbany) went five innings for the DiamondDawgs to pick up the win while Salvatore Lisanti (Bryant University) put runners on first and third in the ninth before nailing down the save. The loss went to Albany starter David Stagg (Heartland CC). With the win both teams even their records to 2-2.
The DiamondDawgs are back at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Monday night to face off against the Cooperstown Hawkeyes while Albany travels to Watertown to face the Wizards.