BETHLEHEM – The Eagles won their first sectional game in about a decade by beating Guilderland 3-1 on Tuesday, May 16.
Sophomore Brian Harder went six innings giving up the one run – unearned – and allowed three hits while walking two and striking out four. Junior Arlo Marynczak pitched the seventh and got two pop outs and a strike out to retire the side in order.
Nick Grabek went the distance for Guilderland, giving up three runs on eight hits while walking one and striking out eight.
Errors plagued both teams with Guilderland committing four and Bethlehem committing seven, including three in the fourth which led to Guilderland’s lone score.
Offensively, seven Bethlehem players had hits: Colin Baker went one for three with an RBI double, Steve Mendleson and Dylan Rodriguez each went one for four with a run scored, Colby Nash, David Montalvo, Trey Sgroi and David Garcia all went one for three with Montalvo scoring a run.
Ben Grant went two for three for Guilderland and Max Gebauer went one for three. Josh Howland scored a run.
Bethlehem will now travel to Saratoga on Thursday, May 18.