Even though Stuyvesant collected seven hits to New Dorp’s six, they still fell 4-2 on Wednesday.
Bhattacharyya took the loss for Stuyvesant Peglegs Varsity. The righthander surrendered four runs, one earned, on five hits over six innings, striking out three on 85 pitches.
Adam Lucey led the Peglegs with two hits in three at bats.
Stuyvesant’s three pitchers didn’t allow a single hit, as the Peglegs defeated John Adam’s 4-2 on Saturday. Charles Merkel was on the mound for Stuyvesant. The pitcher lasted five innings, allowing zero hits and one run while striking out two. Mantas Kempinas struck out Martinez to get the last out of the game.
The Peglegs didn’t secure the lead until later in the game. Stuy scored two runs when Axel Riess homered in the seventh.
Riess went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Stuyvesant in hits.
A walk-off left the Peglegs on the wrong end of a 3-2 defeat to the Seahawks on Thursday.
The pitching was strong on both sides. The West 50th Street pitchers struck out 12, while Stuyvesant sat down seven.
Mantas Kempinas started the game for Stuyvesant. The righty allowed two hits and one run over six innings, striking out seven and walking one.
In the first inning, the Peglegs got their offense started. Axel Riess doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. West 50th Street trailed 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Del Orbe doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Riess took the loss for Stuyvesant. The righthander lasted one-third of an inning, allowing zero hits and two runs.
The Peglegs collected eight hits on the day. Riess, Iravan Bhattacharyya, and Julian Duran all had multiple hits for Stuyvesant. Duran, Bhattacharyya, and Riess all had two hits to lead Stuyvesant.