COLLEGE BASEBALL: ATHENS GRAD FORBES MAKES START FOR NORTHAMPTON AT CORNING CC (2017-04-09)
Valley Sports Report CORNING — A pair of former NTL standouts — Athens grad Tyler Forbes and Towanda grad Tristan James — returned to the area Sunday afternoon for Northampton College and started both ends of a doubleheader in a sweep of Corning Community College in junior college baseball action.
Forbes was staked to a six-run lead in the first game before he even stepped on the mound, but struggled with his control and last just 2 2/3 innings in Northampton’s 8-6 win. Forbes gave up four runs on thee hits, while striking out two and walking six.
James received similar support as the Spartans jumped to a 10-0 lead and held on for a 12-7 win in the nightcap.
James, now 3-0, earned the win. He allowed five runs on five hits, while striking out seven in five innings of work.
Northampton has won seven straight games and is 14-3 on the season. It plays at Montgomery County Community College Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
IN PHOTO 1: Tyler Forbes. IN PHOTO 2: Zane Vargason. IN PHOTO 3: Tristan James. … PHOTOS COURTESY OF JIM MULLEN.