posted on April 10, 2010 02:00
MOBILE, Ala-- The University of Mobile baseball team dropped both ends of Saturday's Gulf Coast Athletic Conference twin bill with William Carey, falling 9-4 in the opener and 11-4 in the finale.
Matt Carter grabbed the win for William Carey in the opener by scattering 10 hits over 7 innings, while allowing only 2 earned runs.
Justin Beck went 3-4 with 3 runs scored for Mobile, while Hunter Norris finished 2-3 with 2 RBI. Ian Sharpe went 2-4 with 2 RBI and Josh Dannelley finished 2-4 with 3 RBI for the Crusaders
William Carey wasted little time in taking control of the game, scoring three in the 1st and two in the 2nd to go ahead 5-1.
Dannelley provided a 2-run double in a 1st inning that featured a hit-batsman, walk, passed ball and wild pitch. Travis Williamson singled home one for Mobile in the bottom of the 1st, but William Carey got two more in the 2nd as a hit-batsman and wild pitch forced home runs.
The Rams pulled within 6-3 on Hunter Norris's RBI-single in the 5th, but William Carey put the game out of reach with a 3-run 6th, started by a pair of 1-out walks. Ian Sharp's 2-run triple highlighted the inning.
Mobile held a pair of early leads in the final game, but William Carey took over with two in the 4th and five in the 5th. Jim Roseberry went 8 innings of 4-run, 8-hit ball for the win. Jarrin Brister gave up 7 earned in 4.1 innings to take the loss for Mobile.
William Carey out-hit Mobile 18-8 in the game. Travis Williamson went 2-5 with 2 RBI and Hunter Norris went 2-5. Six different Crusaders had multi-hit games, led by Jarred Rogers and Jacob Casey with 3 hits apiece.
Williamson produced a RBI-double in the 1st and a RBI-single in the 3rd to give the Rams a 2-1 lead, but then Carey found it's offense with the six runs over the 4th and 5th innings.
The two runs in the 4th came after two quick outs, while 11 Crusader batters came to the plate in the 5th and tallied five runs on six hits.
Mobile (18-26, 11-17) hosts Spring Hill College for a three-game series beginning Friday, April 16 at 2 pm.