Colter Bostick threw the first no-hitter in the Oneonta Outlaws' three-year history Friday night.
Bostick struck out 12 and walked four before an announced crowd of 1,211 fans at Damaschke Field in leading the Outlaws to a 11-0 victory over the New Rochelle Athletics in a non-league game between summer college baseball teams.
The Outlaws became the main tenant at Damaschke Field after the Oneonta Tigers _ a Single-A professional franchise in the New York-Penn League _ left for Connecticut following the 2009 season. The Outlaws played their first two seasons in the New York Collegiate Baseball League _ winning the league title in 2011 _ before switching to the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League this season.
The last no-hitter thrown by an O-Tiger was turned in by Guillermo Moscoso. He threw a perfect game July 15, 2007 in a 6-0 victory over the Batavia Muckdogs at Damaschke Field.
Bostick, a 6-foot-3 left-hander who plays for Midland College in Texas, walked three during the first two innings. He then retired 18 of the final 19 batters he faced in the scheduled seven-inning game.
Oneonta scored four runs in the first inning against losing pitcher Antonio Garcia. Heath Holder and Cody Hough hit back-to-back RBI doubles and Zac Johnson contributed an RBI single in the inning. The Outlaws scored four more runs in the fourth inning, when Zander Wiel hit a two-run single.
The PGCBL playoff race tightened Friday with Mohawk Valley's 2-1 loss to Albany. The loss dropped MV into a tie for fourth place with the Outlaws, whose game Friday didn't count in the league standings. Both teams are 22-20 in the battle for the final playoff spot.
Third-place Glens Falls (23-20) is a half-game ahead of both teams. Glens Falls was swept in a doubleheader by first-place Amsterdam.
The last-place Cooperstown Hawkeyes (11-29) lost, 12-2, to visiting Elmira. No other information was available at press time.