Staten Island Rallies to Snap Baseball Win Streak at Three

Staten Island Rallies to Snap Baseball Win Streak at Three

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — John Condon (Oceanside, N.Y./Oceanside) batted 4-for-5 with a RBI and Bears pitchers held the College of Staten Island to just one hit over the first five innings to jump out to a 3-0 lead, but the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) baseball team suffered their eighth one-run loss of the season in a 4-3 defeat on Friday afternoon.


Game Info

  • Final Score: Staten Island 4, St. Joseph's 3
  • Location: Staten Island, N.Y.
  • Field: CSI Baseball Complex
  • Records: Staten Island (20-7-1), St. Joseph's (12-14)

How it Happened

  • SJC Starters: Pasetti (RF), Linitz (CF), Rapp (SS), Condon (C), LoPrinzi (DH), Pallatto (1B), Schwartz (3B), Trudden (2B), M. Camerada (LF), Teranova (P)
  • The Bears raced out of the gates with three quick runs on four hits in the top of the first. After Kevin Linitz and Francis Rapp knocked back-to-back one-out singles, John Condon opened the scoring with a the third straight hit. St. Joseph's later loaded the bases with two outs and Adam Schwartz delivered a double to score two more.
  • Staked with a three-run lead in his first collegiate start, Peter Terranova tossed three near perfect innings, his only blemish a leadoff walk in the first that he erased with a double play and retired eight straight batters.
  • Paul Pelligrino and Charlie Salvador followed with scoreless frames in relief as the Bears held the Dolphins to one hit through five.
  • The Dolphins finally broke through with three runs on three hits in the sixth. A Bobby Drake two-out double with the bases loaded scored two to tie the game at 3-all, but the inning ended with the Bears gunning down the go-ahead runner at the plate trying to score from first.
  • The game remained deadlocked until the ninth and the Bears threatened loading the bases with one out, but came away empty-handed. In the home half of the inning, the Dolphins used a leadoff single and a walk to gain runners at first and second with one out and scored the winning run on an Anthony DiMarco single.

Bears Highlights

The Bear Facts

  • St. Joseph's sees their winning streak snapped at three games while Staten Island keeps their streak alive at 10 games.
  • Staten Island improves to 14-6 all-time in the series. The Bears swept a doubleheader last season.
  • It is the eighth one-run, non-conference loss of the season for St. Joseph's.

Next Up for St. Joseph's

The Bears honor nine from the Class of 2017 on Senior Day tomorrow hosting Maritime College in a key Skyline Conference doubleheader starting at noon at American Legion Field. Live stats and video will be available on