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Storm Pummels Lancaster

VALLEY / VENTURA COUNTY SPORTS | MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
DAILY REPORT / JETHAWKS

May 05, 1999

Shawn McCorkle had four hits, including a double, and walked once for Lancaster (10-16), but the JetHawks fell, 12-2, to the Lake Elsinore Storm at the Hangar on Tuesday night.

Matt Curtis had two hits, including a home run, and three runs batted in for the Storm (9-16).

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A dropped fly ball by JetHawk left fielder Gerald Eady allowed the Storm to tie Monday's game, 9-9, in the ninth inning before winning in the 11th with three runs. The two teams combined for nine errors and 28 hits, 17 by Lake Elsinore.

Luis Figueroa and Shawn McCorkle each hit home runs for the JetHawks, and Alex Fernandez drove in two runs with a single and a groundout. Mike Marchiano had run-scoring double and a triple.

Jason Huisman and Adam Leggett each homered for Lake Elsinore in the sixth, when the Storm rallied from a three-run deficit to take a 6-5 lead and chase starter Jason Turman.

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Up next: Tonight, 7:11 p.m., vs. Lake Elsinore at the Hangar; Thursday-Saturday, vs. San Jose at the Hangar.

AROUND THE LEAGUES

Scanning Monday's box scores:

Triple A--Mike Rossiter (Burroughs High) threw two shutout innings of relief for Colorado Springs (Rockies) to earn the 6-2 victory over New Orleans. . . . Brent Cookson (Santa Paula, Ventura College) hit his seventh home run for Albuquerque (Dodgers) in a 5-4 victory over Fresno. . . . Kevin Millar (Hart) had three hits, including his fifth home run, for Calgary (Marlins) in a 13-12 victory over Nashville. . . . Steve Sisco (Thousand Oaks) tripled and homered for Richmond (Braves) in a 7-0 victory over Rochester. . . . Ryan McGuire (El Camino Real) hit his first home run for Ottawa (Expos) in a 4-2 victory over Norfolk.

Double A--David Skeels (Thousand Oaks) had three runs batted in for Midland (Athletics) in a 20-8 loss to El Paso. . . . Darrell Dent (Montclair Prep) had two hits for Bowie (Orioles) in a 5-0 victory over Harrisburg. Jon Tucker (Chatsworth, Alemany) had two hits for Harrisburg (Expos) and Keith Evans (Crespi) struck out six and allowed two runs in six innings to get the loss.

Class A--Chris Paxton (Palmdale) had two hits for Frederick (Orioles) in a 5-4 loss to Wilmington. . . . Eric Cole (Antelope Valley, Antelope Valley College) had two hits to improve his average to .317 for Kissimmee (Astros) in an 8-7 victory over Daytona. . . . Andy Dominique (Alemany) had a two-run double for Clearwater (Phillies) in an 8-4 loss to Fort Myers. . . . Jon Schaeffer (Harvard-Westlake) had three hits for Quad City (Twins) in a 5-4 victory over West Michigan. . . . Junior Brignac (Cleveland) had three hits and two stolen bases for Macon (Braves) in a doubleheader split with Cape Fear.

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