Ithaca varsity Yellow Jackets fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 7-3 baseball loss to Nouvel Catholic Central on Monday. Novel Catholic scored on a single by Hammis and a double by McConnell in the first inning.
Nouvel Catholic Central got things moving in the first inning when Hammis singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
NCC scored four runs in the fourth inning. Nouvel Catholic’ big bats were led by Bartels, Kaul and Simerson who all drove in runs.
Simerson led NCC to victory on the mound. He went 5 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out 11.
Martyn took the loss for Ithaca. He went 2-for-3 at the plate.