posted on March 06, 2010 12:53
HATTIESBURG, Miss-- The University of Mobile baseball team used a six-run 3rd inning to beat William Carey 6-5 in Saturday's finale after dropping the opening game of the doubleheader, 3-1.
Alan Butts got the win in the finale for the Rams with 5.2 innings of 3-run ball while scattering 8 hits. Jeff Lyons got the save with 1.1 perfect innings while fanning a pair.
Cody Sanderson finished 2-4 with 1 RBI, while Hunter Norris was 2-3 with 1 RBI. In that 3rd inning, the Rams sent 11 hitters to the plate and tallied 5 hits. Five of the first six hitters reached, including doubles from Derek Bourgeois, Justin Beck and Travis Williamson. The final score and the winning tally came win an error extended the inning and Jake Halverson later scored on a wild pitch.
The opener saw Scotty Reese go the full 7 innings for the Crusaders, striking out 8 Rams and allowing only 1 run on 5 hits. Michael Clay took the loss after allowing 2 earned runs on 3 hits in 6 innings of work.
Mobile actually scored first after a pair of wild pitches plated Cody Sanderson with 2 outs in the top of the 1st. But, Josh Dannelley homered to tie it up in the 2nd, and then William Carey won it with a pair of runs in the 4th thanks to two walks, a hit-batsman and an error.
Crusaders Take Opener From Rams
HATTIESBURG, Miss-- The University of Mobile baseball team fell 5-0 at Gulf Coast Athletic Conference foe William Carey University Friday afternoon.
William Carey's Jim Roseberry improved to 2-1 with a complete-game 5-hit shutout of the Rams. He struck out 6 UM batters and walked only 1, while throwing only 87 pitches in the 9-inning effort.
Chris Peacock (2-3) took the loss for Mobile after giving up 5 runs on 8 hits in 7 innings of work. He struck out 3 and walked 2. Justin Beck went 2-4 at the top of the Mobile order.
The Crusaders' Chantse Edwards finished 3-3 with 2 RBI, while Shannon Steed was 2-4 with 3 RBI and one homer. Jordan Prout added two hits to the William Carey attack.
William Carey led only 1-0 heading into the bottom of the 6th, but Steed cranked a 2-out, 3-run home run to extend the cushion for Roseberry. Mobile moves to 7-11 and 2-7 in conference.