The York College baseball team rallied late but it was not enough in a 6-5 non-conference loss at Ithaca (N.Y.) College on Sunday.

The Bombers, who are ranked No. 18 in NCAA Division III, improved to 30-6. The Spartans fell to 20-20.

York trailed 6-1 heading into the eighth inning.

Andrew Hershey homered and doubled for York, with two RBIs and a run scored. Colbe Herr tallied a game-high three hits, including his 17th double of the year. Colin Porter contributed two hits and two RBIs, while senior Justin Cohen and Jimmy King each added two hits and a run scored for the Spartans.

Sophomore Andrew Tucci tossed three hitless innings of scoreless relief for York, allowing three walks and a hit batter with one strikeout.

The Spartans return to action on Wednesday when they travel to nationally ranked Johns Hopkins University for a non-conference contest. First pitch in Baltimore is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.



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