Lakers Outlast Allegany to Clinch 5th Seed, Draws #8 CCBC Essex

The Garrett Lakers used a 7 run first inning, a 4 run 7th inning and a clutch relief appearance from Doug Pollock to defeat Allegany College of MD 12-9 at the Rock on Thursday afternoon. In the first inning the Lakers had RBI singles from Cody Hammond, Tyler Dobie and Winn Allen. With the score 3-0, Zach Seibel hit a 3-run home run over the left field fence to make the score 6-0. Doug Pollock added another RBI single in the inning to make it 7-0. In the 5th inning the Trojans used three walks and four errors by the Lakers to take a 9-7 lead. That's all the Trojans would get the rest of the day. Pollock came in relief and threw 4.1 innings giving up no runs and striking out 4 to earn the win on the mound. The Lakers got a run in the 6th when Tyler Dobie drew a bases loaded walk and scored 4 more times in the 7th on RBI's by Pollock, Tyler Ray and Hammond. With the win the Lakers clinched the 5th seed in the Region XX Tournament.

The #5 seed Garrett Lakers will face #8 CCBC Essex in the first round of the Region XX Play offs at Cecil College on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 11pm.

In their last meeting with CCBC Essex the Lakers split with Cecil losing a close first game 2-1. The Lakers had 4 hits with the RBI coming from Tyler Ray, who drove in Doug Pollock. The second game, the Lakers woke up the bats recording 8 hits in the 6-1 victory, with RBI's coming from Scott Shaw, Tyler Dobie, Zach Seibel, and two from Aaron Shinn.

The winner of #5 Garrett College vs. #8 CCBC Essex will advance to the second round to face #4 Cecil at 2pm.

Division II Baseball Seeding
# School Record
1 Frederick 12-4
2 CCBC Catonsville 11-5
3 Anne Arundel 11-5
4 Cecil 9-7
5 Garrett 7-9
6 CCBC Dundalk 7-9
7 Allegany 6-10
8 CCBC Essex 5-11
9 Southern Maryland 4-1

Tournament Schedule
Tuesday May 9, 2017

#6 Dundalk vs #7 Allegany 11:00 AM at (3)Anne Arundel

Winner of #6 vs. #7 vs #3 Anne Arundel at 2:00 PM at (3)Anne Arundel

#5 Garrett vs #8 Essex - 11:00 AM at (4)Cecil
Winner of #5 vs #8 vs #4 Cecil at 2:00 PM at (4) Cecil

Friday May 12, 2017
Game #1: 10:00 a.m.
#2 CCBC Catonsville vs. (#3 vs. #6 vs. #7 winner)

Game #2 1:00 p.m.
#1 vs. Frederick vs. (# 4 vs. #5 vs. #8 winner)

Game #3 4:00 p.m.
Loser Game #1 vs. Loser Game #2
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