ROCHESTER — Third baseman Khifer O’Connor went 5-for-5 and drove in three runs as St. Lawrence University won Game 2 to complete a doubleheader sweep against Rochester on Sunday in Liberty League baseball. St. Lawrence won the second game 9-4 after taking the first 1-0.
Left fielder Mark Syron homered and doubled and Carter Franz tripled and singled in the second game for St. Lawrence (17-13 overall, 11-9 league), which swept the Yellowjackets on Saturday, too.
Nolan Schultz and Nate Mulberg each singled twice for Rochester (15-20, 9-13).
In the first game, Saints right fielder Brian Magovney, formerly of Immaculate Heart Central, gunned down the potential tying run in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Kevin Prindle, who threw 6 1/3 innings of work, and Paul Piatelli combined on the shutout for St. Lawrence.
CLARKSON 11-4, RPI 6-7
Shortstop Josh Coleman doubled in two runs, singled and scored three runs to pace the Golden Knights to victory in the first game of a Liberty League doubleheader in Potsdam.
Clarkson (12-19, 9-13) scored five runs in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh inning to rally past the Engineers (23-10, 15-7).
Greg Jasek hurled a complete game to earn the win for the Golden Knights in the opener.
Jonny Rio belted a three-run home run in the ninth inning to lift RPI past Clarkson in the second game.
Jones, Tim Beninati and Nolan Driscoll each singled twice in the second game for the Golden Knights.
JEFFERSON CC 5-7, SCHENECTADY CCC 3-6
Nicolas Espino singled in Tyler Decker in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Cannoneers completed a doubleheader sweep of the visiting Royals in Region 3 play.
Decker singled twice in the second game for JCC (22-13, 16-4), and Louie Decker slugged a solo home run.
Calder Roggie singled twice and knocked in a run for the Cannoneers. Mike Doherty doubled and singled twice for SCCC (18-12, 17-2).
Kyle Simmons and Corey Weller combined on a two-hitter to lead JCC to victory in the opening game. Espino doubled, singled and drove in two runs in the opener for the Cannoneers.
Jason Hardie and Erric Barnier each doubled and singled in the first game for JCC.
SUNY CANTON 19-2, D’YOUVILLE 1-3
Senior Tom Darling recorded the 100th hit of his career, helping the Kangaroos split a doubleheader in nonconference play.
Senior Michael Zelyez went 3-for-4 with a double and drove in a run in the second game for SUNY Canton (12-21).
ST. JOHN FISHER 1-7, ST. LAWRENCE 0-2
Pitcher Sarah Stefanon won both games, including tossing a two-hitter in the first game, and the Cardinals went on to post a doubleheader sweep in nonconference play in Canton and extended their winning streak to 12 games.
Kayla Goodberlet doubled in the first game’s lone run in the eighth inning for St. John Fisher (29-11).
Stefanson then scattered five hits as the Cardinals out lasted the Saints in the nightcap. Goodberlet tripled twice, singled and drove in a run for St. John Fisher, and Krista Robarge doubled and singled twice.
St. Lawrence (19-15), which scored its two runs in the top of the first inning of the second game, was held to seven singles on the day.
JEFFERSON CC 19, ERIE CC 8
Allison Brady totaled eight points, including three goals, and Erica Gardner scored six goals to pace the Cannoneers to victory.
Cierra Recor and Gabrielle Navarra each scored three goals for JCC (8-2). Kaitlyn Rajner chipped in with two goals and two assists for the Cannoneers and Jorden Mead scored twice.
Goalie Ashley Kirch made 15 save for JCC.
Jessica Gensler and Jackie Hill each scored two goals for the Kats.
ALFRED 18, SUNY CANTON 13
Kaitlyn Burton scored seven goals and Ali Garcia totaled five goals and two assists to pace the Saxons to a nonconference triumph in Alfred.
Ashley White contributed five goals and an assist for Alfred (5-7), which rallied from a 10-8 deficit at halftime. Goalie Taylor Tarajos made 15 saves for the Saxons.
Keeley Rice scored three goals and assisted on three others for the Kangaroos (5-9), and Tressa Goolden scored four goals.
SYRACUSE 13, GEORGETOWN 7
Freshman Kayla Treanor totaled a career-high seven points, including a season-high six goals, as Syracuse downed Georgetown in Washington to secure its second consecutive Big East championship.
The fifth-ranked Orange (14-3, 8-0) has won nine straight games and finished undefeated in conference play for the second straight year and third time in the program’s history.
Syracuse, which has won its past 20 regular-season games in the Big East, dating back to the 2011, won its sixth conference crown in the last seven years and earned the top seed in next week’s Big East Tournament, which begins Thursday at Georgetown.
Caroline Tarzian scored three goals to pace the Hoyas (12-4, 6-2).
SKIDMORE 5, ST. LAWRENCE 2
The Thoroughbreds (11-7) won the first four singles matches en route to downing the Saints in a Liberty League semifinal match.
The doubles teams of Michael Hayden and Paul Barrett and Thomas Luchars and Rhonny Rosario each won their doubles matches for St. Lawrence, which finishes its season at 12-7.