Albion grads power GCC to diamond win

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 20 April 2015 at 12:00 am

Contributed Photo – John Warne, left, and Connor Barleben

Albion High graduates Connor Barleben and John Warne belted back-to-back home runs Sunday to power the Genesee Community College baseball team to a 5-3 victory over the visiting Capital City Reds from Canada.

Barleben, who is hitting .326, has 5 home run on the season while Warne, who is hitting .308, has 3 round-trippers.

Barleben and Warne both had 3 hits.

Barleben also picked up the win on the mound. He is averaging 8.5 strikeouts per game to date.

GCC completed the doubleheader sweep by taking the second game 10-3.