FMCC baseball sweeps Jefferson

WATERTOWN – The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team won both ends of its doubleheader against Jefferson Community College on Thursday at Duffy Fairgrounds.

The Raiders won the first game, 4-1, and the second game, 7-4, in 10 innings.

In the first game, sophomore pitcher Dennis Buckley (Colonie) struck out nine and allowed just two hits to earn the complete-game victory.

Greg Ruddy (Troy) was 2-for-3 for the Raiders, while Kristjan Maksuti (Delmar) was 1-for-3. Catcher Andrew Houser (Wynantskill) had two RBIs for FMCC.

In the second game, Buckley had a two-run double in the top of the 10th for FMCC and finished 2-for-4.

Chris Rockefeller (Gloversville) was 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Raiders, while Jason Roth (Johnstown) was 1-for-4 with a double to tie the game in the sixth.

FMCC (10-11 overall, 6-2 Region III) will host Jefferson (6-11 overall) in a doubleheader today at 2 p.m.

First game

Fulton-Montgomery Community College 4, Jefferson Community College 1

FMCC010 001 2 – 4 7 1

Jefferson000 100 0 – 1 2 3

Buckley and Houser; Matthews, Snelgrove (6) and Hardie

Second game

Fulton-Montgomery Community College 7, Jefferson Community College 4, 10 innings

FMCC 000 012 010 3 – 7 7 1

Jefferson 001 020 010 0 – 4 10 5

Visco, Holmes (8) and Hecht; Simmons, Lakhani (8), Robbins (8), Newcombe (9), Rinkon (9) and Hardie.