Corning Community College baseball dropped two tough games at Niagara CCC by scores of 8-7 and 6-1 on Sunday afternoon.
In game one, Corning scored 3 runs in the top of the 6th inning to take a 7-5 advantage. After shutting out their host in the bottom of the 6th, Corning looked poised for the upset of the NJCAA's #7 ranked team. With two outs and one pitch away from the victory, NCCC bats erupted for 3 runs and the win. Dominick Teoli took the tough-luck loss on the mound. Junior Jimenez was 2 for 2 with 2 RBI's, Matt Hicks went 2 for 4 and Tyler Troccia was 2 for 4 with 2 doubles and 2 runs batted in.
In game two, neither team hit the ball consistently but the Thunderwolves were productive with runners in scoring position. With only 6 hits, NCCC managed to score 3 runs on sacrifice flies. Corning scored its only run in the 1st as Jimenez, Troccia and Ducot each accounted for a hit and CCC's only 3 hits of the game. Mario Caraballo took the loss allowing 4 hits and one earned run.
Corning travels to Onondaga CC on Tuesday.