Hudson Valley Still Perfect In Region III

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 210-4161

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, April 8, 2002

Herkimer, N.Y., April 8 – By winning both ends of a doubleheader against host Herkimer County Community College today – Hudson Valley Community College triumphed 7-0 and 4-1 – the Vikings advanced to 5-0 in NJCAA Division III Region III competition. Hudson Valley is now 11-9-1 overall.

In the opener, Aaron Marchese (Dennis-Yarmouth H.S., MA) picked up the win by allowing just three hits in six innings. He struck out three batters, and Sean McGuire (Pine Bush H.S.) pitched the final inning of the shutout victory. Hudson Valley's Matt Nobles (Bishop Maginn H.S.) contributed a double, a single and an RBI, and teammate Jason Martin (Pine Bush H.S.) had two singles and an RBI.

Austin Walker (Stillwater H.S.) had a double and two RBI in Hudson Valley's 4-1 nightcap win. Bobby Krogh (Troy H.S.), Shawn Miller (Troy H.S.) and Josh Goodbred (Lansingburgh H.S.) combined to allow just four hits.

Hudson Valley is now 11-9-1 overall.