TRURO – The Truro Bearcats committed four errors Saturday in dropping their first game of the senior baseball league season.
The host Bearcats lost 6-4 to the Sydney Sooners after winning the first two games of the three-game weekend series.
Sydney erased a 2-0 deficit with a four-run third inning without getting a hit as Truro made three errors in the inning.
Daniel Bates took the loss while Anthony Ianetti picked up the win.
Guy Pellerine and Billy MacKenzie each had a single and drove in a run for the home side while Matt Oliver led Sydney with a double and an RBI.
Truro won Saturday’s first game 3-2.
Jason Smith picked up the win while John Chapman recorded the save.
Catcher Matt Davis had a pair of singles and shortstop Tyler Delaney a double. Both players each drove in a run.
Kenny Long took the loss for Sydney while Cory Christie had a pair of singles.
Truro held on to win the season opener Friday night 10-9. Truro put six on the board in the bottom of the fourth with Pellerine driving in three with a double as the home team built a 10-4 lead after six innings.
Sydney chipped away with three in the seventh and two more in the ninth but John Chapman nailed down the save to make Brandon Malally a winner.
Pellerine, who played third base Friday night, also had a single and drove in another run.
Christie led Sydney with two home runs, a single and six RBI.
Truro returns to action Thursday when they travel to Dartmouth to play the Moosehead Dry at 7:30 p.m.