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APRIL 26, 2008


WILKES-BARRE -- The King's College baseball team saw its playoff hopes comes to an end after being swept by Manhattanville Saturday afternoon at Betzler Fields. Manhattanville took both games winning 6-1 in game one and 9-4 in game two.

With the losses, King's falls to 17-20-1 overall and 7-11 in conference play while Manhattanville improves to 25-11 and 14-4 in conference play.

In game one, Danny Alverez picked up the win going seven innings allowing one earned run, five hits, with five strikeouts. Nick Parente led the offensive attack with two hits and two RBI.

Rob Bergman had the Monarchs lone RBI on a single to right field. Matt Colgan added a double in the loss.

In game two, Jeff Dunn led the Valiants attack with five RBI on three hits including a two-run double in the third inning. Stephen Pinto added three hits and three runs in the win. Steven Arroyo picked up the win on the mound going five innings allowing two earned runs with three strikeouts.

Matt Unger led King's with three hits and two RBI including a two-run double in the fourth inning. Jon Venarchick added two hits  and two runs in the loss.

King's will conclude their season Wednesday when the Monarchs host the University of Scranton at 4:00 p.m. at Betzler Fields


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