Ecclesia College Defeats Hannibal-LaGrange University, 5-2
Ecclesia College was victorious over Hannibal-LaGrange University, 5-2
Hannibal-LaGrange got things moving in the first inning. Hannibal-LaGrange scored two runs when Tim Gurnow homered.
Ecclesia knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the second inning. Cameron Dougherty singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Ecclesia pulled away for good with one run in the third inning. In the third Robbie Rodriguez's sac fly scored one run for Ecclesia.
Madison Bates led the Ecclesia to victory on the pitcher's mound. He allowed four hits and two runs over six innings, striking out six. Trever Smith threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Smith recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Ecclesia.
Austin Shaw took the loss for Hannibal-LaGrange. He allowed five hits and five runs over four innings, striking out six.
Jeremy Green, Matt Garrison, Ethan Casey, Rodriguez, and Dougherty each managed one hit to lead Ecclesia. Ecclesia was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. JT Stalnaker had the most chances in the field with seven.
Two Ecclesia College Pitchers Rally Together To Shutout Hannibal-LaGrange University
Ecclesia College defeated Hannibal-LaGrange University 8-0 on Thursday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Dan O'Brien struck out Matthew Bulotovich to finish off the game.
Ecclesia scored four runs in the fourth inning. Ecclesia's offense in the inning came from a home run by JT Stalnaker and an error on a ball put in play by Cameron Dougherty.
One bright spot for Hannibal-LaGrange was a single by Seth Brown in the fourth inning.
Mason Alexander led the Ecclesia to victory on the pitcher's mound. He lasted six innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out nine and walking one. O'Brien threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Dan Pearson took the loss for Hannibal-LaGrange. He surrendered six runs on four hits over five innings, striking out two.
Matt Garrison led Ecclesia with two hits in two at bats.
Stalnaker Strong At The Plate As Ecclesia College Defeats Hannibal-LaGrange University
JT Stalnaker came to ballpark and meant business on Thursday, tallying four hits and leading Ecclesia College to a 16-9 win over Hannibal-LaGrange University. Stalnaker singled in the first, singled in the fourth, singled in the fourth, and singled in the sixth.
Ecclesia collected 18 hits and Hannibal-LaGrange had seven in the high-scoring affair.
Ecclesia got on the board in the second inning. An error scored one run for Ecclesia.
Ecclesia pulled away for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third Trayson LaCour homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Ecclesia notched ten runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught by Ecclesia was led by Ethan Casey, Zach Vincent, Matt Garrison, Cameron Dougherty, Stalnaker, and Elijah Saldana, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Hannibal-LaGrange scored four runs in the fifth inning. Heriberto Wyatt and Edwin Bettancourt powered the big inning with RBIs.
Christian Stone was credited with the victory for Ecclesia. He surrendered two runs on four hits over three innings, walking one. Cameron Pitts, Trever Smith, and Justice Jones all put in work on the pitcher's mound in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.
Nathan Burnham took the loss for Hannibal-LaGrange. He lasted three and a third innings, allowing 11 hits and seven runs while striking out two.
Ecclesia launched two home runs on the day. LaCour had a dinger in the third inning. Casey went deep in the fourth inning.
Ecclesia racked up 18 hits. Stalnaker, LaCour, Garrison, Dougherty, Vincent, Casey, and Saldana all managed multiple hits for Ecclesia. Stalnaker led Ecclesia with four hits in four at bats.
Nick Diaz-DeLeon went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Hannibal-LaGrange in hits.
Ecclesia College Overcomes Hannibal-LaGrange University In Face Of Early 6-Run Inning
Ecclesia College claimed a 10-6 victory on Friday, despite a big push by Hannibal-LaGrange University in the fifth inning. Hannibal-LaGrange's big inning was driven by a single by Nick Diaz-DeLeon, a home run by Tim Gurnow, and a double by Nelson Martinez.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Ecclesia collected eight hits and Hannibal-LaGrange University had six.
Ecclesia got things started in the first inning when Ethan Casey singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Ecclesia tallied four runs in the third inning. Elijah Saldana, Zach Vincent, and Cameron Dougherty each had RBIs in the frame.
Dan O'Brien was credited with the victory for Ecclesia. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over one inning, walking one. Weston Chadwell and Christian Stone entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Lane Thebeau took the loss for Hannibal-LaGrange. He lasted two innings, allowing three hits and five runs.
Garrett Jones started the game for Ecclesia College. He allowed one hit and zero runs over three innings, striking out four.
Ecclesia saw the ball well today, racking up eight hits in the game. Matt Garrison and Casey all managed multiple hits for Ecclesia. Garrison led Ecclesia with three hits in three at bats. Ecclesia didn't commit a single error in the field. JT Stalnaker had eight chances in the field, the most on the team.
Martinez went 2-for-5 at the plate to lead Hannibal-LaGrange in hits.