Game Preview: Game 1 @ Rochester Ridgemen

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - On Friday, June 1, 2018, the long wait for the return of the Niagara Power is no more. The New York Collegiate Baseball League kick off their season tomorrow night as Niagara travels to Rochester to face the Ridgemen, also of the
NYCBL. The matchup between the Power and the Ridgemen will take place at 7 P.M. at Basket Road Field in Webster, New York.

Starting Lineup for the Niagara Power:
1. #2 Brett Lindsay, 2nd Base from Eastern Mennonite University
2. #33 Kolby Blanchard, DH from Baton Rouge Community College
3. #9 Nick Carlini, 3rd Base from Keystone College
4. #24 Jaylon Lee, Center Field from Eastern Mennonite University
5. #15 Derek Penman, Right Field from John Carroll University
6. #25 Connor Walsh, 1st Base from Keene State College
7. #1 Tre Pankratz, Left Field from Grossmont College
8. #36 Robert Cutone, Catcher from Lasell College
9. #6 Lawson Burnett, Short Stop from St. Clair County Community College

P. #12 C.J. Gonzales, Pitcher from Niagara County Community College

Batting Practice Groups:
1. Brett Lindsay, Kolby Blanchard, Nick Carlini, Jaylon Lee
2. Derek Penman, Connor Walsh, Tre Pankratz, Robert Cutone
3. Lawson Burnett, Josh Surowiec, Alex Campe, Jordan Bernacet
4. Garrett Boes, Anthony Todaro, Kevin Koziol, David Wessells

C.J. Gonzales takes the mound for the Power after having a 2-0 record this season with Niagara County Community College. At NCCC in his sophomore season, Gonzales struck out 24 batters in 24.2 innings pitched in 8 appearances for the Thunder Wolves in which he started 4 of those games. His most recent performance was May 21st against Herkimer College.




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