Carlmont baseball swept by Knights

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Amidst the Northern California downpour, Carlmont baseball got both of it’s games in against the Hillsdale Knights. The Scots were swept by the Knights losing 8-3 on Wednesday at Hillsdale and 5-3 on Friday at Carlmont.

The Scots are currently in a three game slide after losing the second match up of the Burlingame series. Carlmont falls to 1-3 in league play.

On Wednesday, the Scots lost to a dominating Hillsdale lineup which put up runs in the first,third,fourth,fifth and sixth innings. The Scots were unable to keep up with the high octane offense of the Knights. Jacob Cox led the Scots with two hits and a run.

Both teams returned to Carlmont on Friday for the second leg of the series. This game was much closer than the first, the Knights and Scots were tied up heading into the 7th inning. Hillsdale scored two runs in the top of the inning and held on to win the game. Carlmont was held to 5 hits to Hillsdale’s 10. Kyle Barrett went one for three with a double.

“Hillsdale hit really well and we didn’t, we held them close in the second game but our bullpen fell apart at the end,” said Ryan McGuire.

The Scot’s have a long layoff till their next league game. Over Spring Break they will contend in the Monta Vista Tournament, playing Monta Vista, Aptos and Mitty.

The Scots return to league action against Capuchino on April 11.