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.
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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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