Hudson Valley Baseball Falls to Dutchess

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Dutchess Community College (19-15) rallied for six runs in the eighth inning to defeat Hudson Valley Community College, 11-9, earlier tonight in Troy.

The win avenged an 8-3 loss to Hudson Valley on April 13 and stopped the Vikings nine-game winning streak.

Alex Cadmus had four hits, including a double to lead Dutchess. Ethan Page, Kevin Potter and Kevin Piano each drove in two runs for the Falcons.

Freshman Jesse Bulka (Summitt/Jefferson High School) was three-for-four and drove in a run for the Vikings. Sophomore Craig Mastroianni (Colonie/Colonie High School) had two hits and drove in two runs.

Hudson Valley (24-8) will return to action on Thursday, April 21 when it hosts Saint Rose JV at 4 p.m.

Dutchess        022 010 06 0 – 11  15  2
Hudson Valley   500 001 20 1 –  9  15  2

Dutchess battery: Eric Hartlin, Casey Scott (7), Jake Slate (9) and Javier Diaz

Hudson Valley battery: Mike Ruffinen, Junior Villalona (6), Josh Frank (8) and Craig Mastroianni