Baseball Completes Sweep of Lafayette
The Black Knights extended their winning streak to eight games as they finished off a four-game sweep of Lafayette with a 6-1 victory in game one on Sunday and a 6-5 11-inning come-from-behind victory in game two.
The Black Knights. (11-11, 7-3 Patriot League) scored at least one run in the final five frames of the seven-inning game one on Sunday afternoon. Jeremiah Adams was 2-for-3 with a triple, one RBI and one walk, while Carter Macias also had a two-hit performance.
Patrick Melampy was strong on the mound on the day, earning the win despite not going a full 5.0 innings. He scattered four hits and allowed just one run with two walks and four strikeouts in 4.1 innings of work in the seven-inning contest. Reliever Trevor Finan tossed 2.2 scoreless with three strikeouts to one walk to close out the 6-1 victory in game one.
In game two, the Black Knights trailed from the get-go, giving up two runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Black Knights got a run back in the top of the third on an Anthony Giachin single, but the Leopards answered right back with another run in the bottom of the third inning. Army pulled within one after adding one more in the fourth inning on a bases-loaded walk. Read more.