CATONSVILLE, Md. - March 22 - The Erie Community College baseball team suffered an 11-1 loss Friday afternoon to CCBC Catonsville. The Kats trailed 3-1 after six innings but saw CCBC Catonsville, a NJCAA Division II member, erupt for eight runs in the seventh inning.
ECC, which only had four hits in the contest, recorded two hits in the fourth inning to plate its lone run. Sophomore outfielder Vinny Sherman (North Collins, N.Y./North Collins) reached on a one-out walk before sophomore first baseman Ricky Mendiola (Williamsville, N.Y./Williamsville) singled to right, sending Sherman to third. Sherman scored when sophomore outfielder Nick Manoukarakis (Toronto, Ont./Birchmount Park) singled to center.
The Kats, now 6-7, will play CCBC Essex in a 1 p.m. Saturday doubleheader in Baltimore.