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Tars Open Baseball Week With Win Over Nyack

Tars Open Baseball Week With Win Over Nyack

WINTER PARK, Fla. (March 3, 2018) – The Tars opened their Baseball Week slate with a victory over Nyack, 9-3.

The Tars improve to 9-7 overall, while Nyack falls to 5-4-1 on the campaign.

Brian Brooker (3B) – 2-3, 1 run scored, 1 walk

Nick Santucci (LF) – 1-2, 2 runs scored, HR

AJ Chacon picked up his first win of the season I the Tars victory. The sophomore tossed five innings, allowing only two hits, while compiling five strikeouts.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Peterson needed no introduction to get things started for the Tars, registering a three-run home run to give the Tars a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning.
  • The Tars offense continued to roll when Reidy hit a sacrifice fly deep into center field, plating Billy Lamm. Isaiah Russell and Brundage would also score, to bring the Tars lead to 6-0.
  • Nyack answered with a run of their own in the top of the third inning, when Anthony Torreulla got picked off, but allowed Herman Alvarado to score, Tars still led 6-1.
  • Santucci popped a dinger over the right field wall, extending the Tars lead to 7-1.
  • Grant Ashline would also record a homer in the bottom of the fifth, scoring Brooker in the process.
  • Nyack pushed back late, scoring two more runs, but the Rollins would take the contest 9-3.
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NOTES:
• Both Breen and Brundage have hit safely in 15 of 16 games this season

• Peterson increase his home run total to six on the year
• Head Coach Jon Sjogren is 329-306-3 in his 13th season at the helm of Rollins baseball 

NEXT:

The Tars will turn around and play Assumption to continue Baseball Week at Alfond Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for Thursday, March 8 at 2:00 pm.

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