BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Lancaster Barnstormers (12-18, 36-65) handed the Somerset Patriots (12-19, 53-48) a 7-1 loss on Tuesday night at TD Bank Ballpark.

The Patriots opened up the scoring in the bottom of the first inning when Will Kengor hit a sacrifice fly, driving in Justin Pacchioli.

In the top of the third, Destin Hood brought home Caleb Gindl via a sacrifice fly to tie the game up at one.

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Lancaster manufactured three unearned runs in the top of the seventh inning. Gift Ngoepe, Caleb Gindl and Joe Terdoslavich all scored on three hits and a Patriot error.

The Barnstormers tacked on two more in the eighth via a Ngoepe (2) two-run home run and another home run in the ninth from Joe Terdoslavich (15) made it 7-1.

John Anderson (8-6) earned the victory allowing just one run on five hits across seven innings. Anderson also collected five strikeouts in the strong performance. Liam O’Sullivan (4-7) suffered the loss after he gave up three runs (one earned) on six hits over 6.1 innings of work.