With the game tied at 5-5 in the top of the ninth, Hawks sophomore Evan Barrera (West Warwick, R.I.) flew out to right on a sacrifice fly, scoring Josiah Shepherd (Providence, R.I.) from third as the game-winning run in the Becker Hawks 6-5 win over the Newbury Nighthawks on Sunday night at the New England Baseball Complex.
In a game that featured 36 players, 74 official at-bats and nine different pitchers, the Newbury Nighthawks and Albertus Magnus Falcons called an end to their Wednesday night contest after nine innings, finishing tied 10-10 at Rochford Field. It's the first tie in program history for both teams following the 3 hour and 45 minute game. Other marks from this game include seven total errors, 21 total strikeouts, and 13 players with at least one hit.
Nighthawks freshman Justin Banks (Corona, Calif.) finished a home run short of the cycle on a 4-for-5 afternoon with three runs scored, helping the Newbury Nighthawks to an 8-4 victory over the Daniel Webster Eagles on Friday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex in New England Collegiate Conference play.
A bases-clearing triple by freshman Steven Pesce (Harrison, N.Y.) in the second contributed to a five-run inning and a 3-for-5 day at the plate as the Eastern Nazarene Lions defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 8-6 on Tuesday afternoon at Adams Field.
Blazers senior Tim Gelzenis (North Dighton, Mass.) finished the day 2-for-4, including a game-leading single in the seventh, knocking in two runs and capping off a comeback victory as the Blazers avoided a three-game sweep, defeating the Newbury Nighthawks 4-2 on Sunday afternoon at MacKenzie Stadium.
NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. - A pitching gem in the first game of the afternoon gave the Nighthawks a win in seven innings, while the Nighthawks would need extra innings to finish off the Saturday sweep of the Elms College Blazers at the New England Baseball Complex for the first two games of a three-game series in the New England Collegiate Conference.
With the bases loaded, one out, and the Nighthawks leading 3-2 in the seventh, junior reliever Jim McGrorry (Oakhurst, N.J.) got Lions senior Danny Johnson (Mashpee, Mass.) to ground into a 6-4-3 double play, ending the threat and helping the Nighthawks to hold on to a 4-2 win over the Emerson Lions on Wednesday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
Nighthawks senior Ethan Forrest (East Bridgewater, Mass.) tied a pair of Nighthawks records this week and was rewarded for his work with his second New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week award this season, for the week ending on April 2.