JCC Losing Streak Reaches 11 After Losses To NCCC

SANBORN – The losses kept mounting for the Jamestown Community College baseball team in NJCAA Region 3 Division III on Saturday afternoon.

JCC saw its losing streak reach 11 for a 5-18 record after Niagara County CC took a makeup twin bill by scores of 12-0 and 8-1 at Cambria Town Park.

On Thursday, NCCC won at Diethrick Park by scores of 3-1 and 4-1, so in four games the Thunderwolves hold a 27-3 scoring margin.

NCCC has won 12 straight and is 18-9.

Freshman Joe Colosi tossed a no-hitter in which he allowed only Bram Johnson to walk with one out in the third inning in the first game against the Jayhawks on Saturday. He struck out eight batters.

Catcher Josh Martin drove in three runs with two hits while Chris Beer and Russ McGibbon each plated two runs for Niagara County in Corisi’s masterpiece.

Ed Dorunda started for JCC and was ineffective with six earned runs in 2 innings followed by Dan Williamson, who didn’t get anybody out with four hits, and Joe Morel came on to get the final two outs in the 11-run third inning. Morel went 1 scoreless inning in relief and yielded a hit.

The second game was only 1-0 until the Thunderwolves hit Nathan Starkes for six runs in the fourth inning. Starkes gave up six earned runs with seven walks and a strikeout.

Hunter Zimmer pitched the final three innings and gave up two runs with one earned run for the Jayhawks.

Dorunda got the first hit for JCC in the fifth inning and the Jayhawks scored in the sixth with two outs when Greg Marco, Adam Reese and Ken Millan delivered singles with Millan driving home the run.

The Jayhawks loaded the bases, but couldn’t score any more runs.

”I am very disappointed with our performance today as we have been very competitive in our other games,” said JCC coach Dick Adams.

Next action for JCC is a doubleheader at Tompkins-Cortland CC on Tuesday beginning at 2 p.m.