Hudson Valley Baseball Sweeps Jefferson

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, May 08, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College (30-13/20-4 Region III) baseball team closed out its regular season with a doubleheader sweep over visiting Jefferson Community College (20-18/15-14 Region III). Hudson Valley won the opener, 6-2, and the nightcap, 5-3.

Sophomore pitcher K.K Pierce (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) allowed two runs on five hits in six innings of work to pick up the win in the opener and improve his record to 4-2 on the season. He struck out two and walked three.

Sophomore Dan Bruno (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) and freshman Tom Zink (Rotterdam/Guilderland High School) each finished two-for-three for the Vikings in the first game. Zink and freshman Nick Testo (Wynantskill/Troy High School) each tripled in the game.

Sophomore William Lewis's (Middletown/Middletown High School) two-run single sparked a three-run second inning for the Vikings in the second game. Testo, Bruno and sophomore Craig Mastroianni (Colonie/Colonie High School) also had RBI singles in the game.

Game 1
Jefferson	         000 200 0 – 2  6  4
Hudson Valley	002 112 x – 6  8  2

Jefferson battery: Kevin Bice, Justin Storie (6) and Matthew Robbins

Hudson Valley battery: K.K. Pierce, Nick Testo (7) and Craig Mastroianni

Game 2
Jefferson	         101 010 0 – 3  7  1
Hudson Valley	031 100 x – 5  5  0

Jefferson battery: Andrew Webb, Matthew Stevens (5) and Greg Anderson

Hudson Valley battery: Mark Pennissi, Phil Carr (4), Nick Testo (7) and Tom Zink