The Mercy baseball team took a 5-0 loss at the hands of C.W. Post on Friday afternoon. All five runs came with two outs. Mercy had taken the previous two meetings this week.
The Pioneers plated three runs on a bases-loaded triple in the fifth, and got two more on a double in the ninth.
Mercy (14-18, 7-11 East Coast Conference) started Charles DeHart (Staten Island, N.Y./St. Peter’s Boys), who lasted six innings, and gave up three runs on five hits. Sophomore Tommy Cummings (Coatesville, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) threw the final three innings, giving up a pair of ninth inning runs. Paul Bischoff threw a complete game to earn the win for the Pioneers (8-27, 6-13 ECC).
Senior Julio Torres (Harlingen, Texas/Harlingen South) had a pair of hits for Mercy, while Anthony Simon (Sloatsburg, N.Y./Suffern) and Andrew Bock (Malverne, N.Y./Valley Stream North) each reached base safely twice each.
Games Four and Five of the series are slated for Saturday, April 23, at C. W. Post.