Weekend Baseball Recap
Saturday, Mar. 2
Puget Sound 4, Whitman 2 (Game 1)
Puget Sound 5, Whitman 4 (F/10 Game 2)
Another quality start from senior Matt Robinson led the Puget Sound baseball team to a 4-2 win over Whitman in Saturday's home-opener. The second game of the series was suspended in the top of the seventh with the score tied at 4-4 dues to rain.
George Fox 21, Lewis & Clark 3 (Game
George Fox 12, Lewis & Clark 3 (Game 2)
Josh Rapacz and Danny Clifford combined to go 13-for-17 at the plate and drive in 18 runs, leading the George Fox University Bruins to a 21-3, 12-3 doubleheader sweep of the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers that opened the Northwest Conference baseball schedule for both teams Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
Pacific Lutheran 1, Willamette 0 (Game
Pacific Lutheran 4, Willamette 3 (Game 2)
Max Beatty and Trevor Lubking had stellar starting pitching performances and Daniel Altchech made his first collegiate hit a big one as Pacific Lutheran swept Willamette, 1-0 and 4-3, in a Northwest Conference baseball doubleheader played Saturday at the PLU field.
Linfield 10, Pacific (Ore.) 2 (Game 1)
Linfield 6, Pacific (Ore.) 1 (Game 2)
Jake Wylie (Jr., Eagle, Idaho) went 6-for-9 on the day and Chris Haddeland (Soph., McMinnville, Ore.) threw a complete game as 22nd-ranked Linfield swept Pacific in its first Northwest Conference matchup of the season Saturday at Roy Helser Field.
Whitworth 6, Austin 2 (Game 1)
Texas-Tyler 5, Whitworth 4 (Game 2)
Carson Blumenthal's seven strong innings led Whitworth to a 6-2 win over Austin College in a non-conference baseball game on Saturday, but Texas-Tyler's Cayden Cunniff singled home the winning run for his Patriots in a 5-4 victory over the Pirates in the nightcap of the Clements Fluids Classic.
Sunday, Mar. 3
Texas-Tyler 12, Whitworth 2
Kevin House had a home run and a triple, while Isaac Tijerina drove in three runs to lead host University of Texas-Tyler to a 12-2 win over visiting Whitworth on Sunday morning.
Willamette 7, Pacific Lutheran 6
Brandon Simon pitched into the seventh inning for his first victory of the season and Willamette held off a late rally by Pacific Lutheran to post a 7-6 Northwest Conference baseball win in a game played Sunday afternoon at the PLU field.
Puget Sound 5, Whitman 4 (F/10)
Connor Savage lifted the Puget Sound baseball team to a 10-inning 5-4 win in the continuation of yesterday's game before Whitman took the final game of the series 9-3.
George Fox 9, Lewis & Clark 8
Timothy Williams singled in Josh Rapacz with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, capping a bizarre six-run rally that lifted the George Fox University Bruins past the stunned Lewis & Clark College Pioneers for a sweep of their Northwest Conference baseball series Sunday afternoon here at Morse Field.
Linfield 4, Pacific (Ore.) 3
As the tying run took off for home on a dropped third strike, Linfield catcher Kyle Chamberlain (Sr., Portland, Ore.) threw to first to complete the final out of a tension-filled 4-3 Wildcat victory over Pacific Sunday afternoon at Roy Helser Field.