PLATTSBURGH — The Oswego State baseball team used a colossal comeback Sunday to defeat host Plattsburgh, 16-6.
It was the 12th-straight victory for the ninth-ranked Lakers (7-2 SUNY Athletic Conference, 20-3 overall). It also completed Oswego State's season sweep of the Cardinals.
Plattsburgh dropped to 1-8 in the SUNYAC and 3-20 overall.
A six-run third inning for the Cardinals gave them a 6-1 lead.
The Lakers plated three runs in each of the next two innings before exploding for nine runs in the top of the seventh to break the game open.
Zach Kollar doubled, singled three times, and drove in five runs for the Lakers. Myles Kutscher tallied a double, two singles, and four runs scored.
John Barnes belted a triple and a single, finishing with three RBIs.
Other Lakers getting two hits apiece were Brian Hamilton, Jordan Giller, and Matt Capobianco. Eric Hamilton nailed a double and drove in two runs.
Senior Miles Kelly was the winning pitcher, raising his record to 4-1 on the year. He allowed six runs (3 earned) in five innings of work.
Nathan Boughton, Andrew Morano, and Oswego native Brandon Schultzkie pitched in relief, keeping Plattsburgh scoreless over the final four innings.
Oswego State's next game is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday at home against Brockport. That will be the start of a three-game weekend series. Both Oswego State and Brockport are 7-2 in the SUN-YAC.
Oswego State is the No. 9 team in NCAA Division III according to the latest D3baseball.com rankings.