Baseball Opens With 2 Wins

Baseball Opens With 2 Wins

On Friday, after nearly waiting 2 weeks the Red Devil Baseball team finally got to take the field in Neosho, Missouri, playing the host Crowder College and Ellsworth Community College.

Taking the ball in Game 1 was Sophomore Conner Bond.  Bond went 3 innings surrendering 3 runs on 4 hits.  Bond walked 3 while striking 3.  Getting the win was Jacob Davenport.  Davenport went 2 innings, giving up 1 run and walking 2.  Nate Postlethwait picked up the save having a perfect 7th inning. 

Pacing the offense was Brayden Whitchurch.  Whitchurch was 3 for 3 with 2 singles and a double.  Also having a perfect day at the plate in game 1 was Nathan Vetter.  Vetter was 2 for 2.  Justus Burke hit a solo homerun.

In Game 2 the Red Devils handed the ball to Sophomore Drew Young.  Young picked up the win going 4 innings, while walking 3 and striking out 2.  Picking up the save was Ben Beutel.  Beutel went 3 innings striking out 5 and not giving up a run.

Leading the offense was Lukas Rich.  Rich was 3 for 3 with a 3-run homerun.  Also having a hit and an RBI was Lee Musgraves.

The Red Devils return to action Saturday with a Double Header against Ellsworth CC at Crowder College.