posted on March 20, 2010 12:08
MOBILE, Ala-- Belhaven University swept the University of Mobile by 9-4 and 11-6 scores Saturday in Gulf Coast Athletic Conference baseball action.
In game one, the Rams grabbed an early lead, but Belhaven put up a 4-spot in the 3rd and then tacked on at least one run in each of the final four innings to win the 7-inning contest 9-4.
Ryan Kassab picked up the win by scattering 10 hits in 6 innings of work and allowing 4 runs. Chris Peacock took the loss after giving up 7 earned runs in 7 innings of action, while giving up 13 hits and fanning 2.
Justin Beck, Hunter Norris, Nick Laico and Derek Bourgeois all finished with two hits to pace Mobile at the plate, while Dustin Lee added a solo homer.
Timmy Foster finished 3-4 with 2 RBI and a homer, Lake Eiland finished 3-4, Drew Dillard went 2-4 and Craig Dean added a homerun.
Mobile put up single tallies in each of the first two innings, with Travis Williamson producing a sac fly in the 1st and Beck singling home Brady King in the 2nd. But, the Blazers found their offense in the 3rd with a four-run output and kept it going until the end.
After a quick out in the inning, five straight Blazers recorded hits, with Foster doubling home one and Brandon Benton producing a 2-run double.
The Blazers put up single scores in the 4th, 5th and 6th innings before the Rams scored again, plating two in the bottom of the 6th on three hits. Lee homered with 2 outs and Bourgeois produced a RBI-double to cap the scoring for Mobile.
The finale saw the Blazers pound out 15 hits to overcome 5 errors. Lake Eiland, Craig Dean and Paul Moreno all had 3-hit games for Belhaven, while Timmy Foster went 2-3 with 3 RBI.
For Mobile, Justin Beck finished with 2 RBI, while Derek Bourgeois and Cody Sanderson finished with two hits each.
Alan McHenry got the win for Belhaven by limiting Mobile to 1 earned run on 1 hit in 5 innings of work. Jarrin Brister took the loss after giving up 5 earned runs on 5 hits in 4 innings.
The teams traded runs in the 2nd and 3rd, but Belhaven scored three over the next two innings to take a 5-2 lead heading into the 6th. Beck came through with a 2-out, 2-run single in the 6th to cut the deficit to 5-4, but Belhaven plated four in the 7th to put the game away.
In that inning, the first four hitters reached base and Dean pulled a 2-run double down the left field line to stretch the lead back to 9-4.
Mobile (10-20, 4-14) visits Faulkner University Tuesday, March 23 for a 2 pm doubleheader.