Falcons Start Spring Trip with Wins

Myrtle Beach, SC - The Lackawanna College Baseball team started their 2015 Spring Trip to the Ripken Experience with a 7-6 win over Camden County College Sunday afternoon and a 6-3 victory against Triton College in the night game that followed. The Falcons' player of the day in the two contests was Eric Grawboski. In the first game, Grabowski had three doubles, an RBI and two runs score. In the nightcap, he drove in two runs and scored once on a single and home run and was credited with a save.

Also having multi hits in the first game were Arbely Soto and Rashheed Noble. Soto singled three times and scored each time he was on base; Nobles drove in two runs with a single and double. Also highlighting the Falcon offense was the three RBIs and double contributed by Lazaro Duvergel.

The Falcons won the contest in the bottom of the seventh when Joe Spitaleri dove in Nick Hogan on a no out single.

Kraigan Rasalla was credited the win for the Falcons, pitching one scoreless and hitless inning, while striking out two. Anthony Hunter started the contest for Lackawanna and pitched six innings, relinquishing six runs, only three that were earned. In the process, he held Camden to five hits and struck out seven

With two singles, Joe Spitaleri was the only Falcon, other than Grabowski, to have a multi-hits in the second contest. In addition,  Arbely Soto contributed an extra base hit, a double, and Mark Martinez went long with a home run.

Tony Hernandez was the second game starter going five innings, relinquishing only three hits and striking out six. He was also credited with the win. Both Phil Stokes and Eric Grabowski pitched in relief, with Stokes throwing one and a third innings of scoreless, hitless, ball, in addition to striking out three; and Grabowski earning a save by completing the last two thirds of an inning holding Triton scoreless.