Friday Sports: Recapping the Watertown Rapids season

Friday Sports: Recapping the Watertown Rapids season

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The Watertown Rapids season came to an end Wednesday night in a doubleheader loss at Geneva. Here is a look back at the regular season both on and off the diamond.

The 2019 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season saw many ups and downs for the Watertown Rapids.

On the field, the Rapids began the season 7-3 but closed out the campaign with a 9-27 record, missing the playoffs and finishing last in the PGCBL West Division.

As for attendance figures, Rapids General Manager, Brandon Noble says he doesn't have final numbers yet, but early indications are walk up numbers for ticket sales were down while other areas brought in fans.

Noble says one big plus for the team this season was taking over the operations of the concession stand in 2019. And while the season ended on Wedensday, Noble and his staff are already busy planning for the 2020 PGCBL season.

The Watertown Red and Black close out their 4 game road trip to open the 2019 Empire Football League season Saturday night for a contest against Mohawk Valley.

The Red and Black in search of their first win of the season after dropping games to Plattsburgh, Tri-cities and Glens Falls.

Coach George Ashcraft says he feels his team is getting closer to getting into the win column.

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