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Baseball - Sun, Apr. 2, 2017

The Harris-Stowe Baseball team had a walk off victory against the Columbia College Cougars on Saturday afternoon but came up short in the series 2-1.  The Hornets are now 22-13 on the season and 7-8 in American Midwest Conference play.  They are currently in seventh place in the AMC standings.


Game 1: Loss 5-4

Steven Wells started for the Hornets and gave up 5 runs in 7 innings.  The Hornets came out swinging with a Dylan Yankle homerun to give the Hornets a 2-0 lead.   The Cougars responded as the first two runners reached before a homerun to left made the score 3-2.  After another Cougar homerun the Hornets trailed 5-2.  The Hornets rallied to score 2 runs in the top of the eighth inning to make the score 5-4.  With two runners on with two outs in the top of the ninth the Hornets were not able to push a run across.


Game 2: Win 5-4

The Hornets came from behind to win 5-4 behind Steven Kemp.  Kemp would go 5 and 1/3 innings allowing only 1 earned run while striking out 6 Cougars.  The Hornets took a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the 5th with several key hits.  PJ Roberts would have 2 hits and Rubiangleo Mingeli would have the winning hit to score Brendan Claus.


Game 3: Loss 8-2

The Hornets defense was shaky and the bullpen allowed 9 hits and 7 runs in the final 4 innings.  Starter Jordan Dreibelbis went 5 innings allowing only 1 run on 3 hits.  Tony Montano got the Hornets on the board with a steal of home plate in the first inning.  The Hornets offense struggled with only 5 hits. 


Game Notes:

  • Next game is Tuesday at Stars Park.  2pm first pitch against Lindenwood University-Belleville
  • Hornets had 12 stolen bases this weekend
  • Dylan Yankle is 6th in the nation with a .484 batting average 
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