February 16, 2014

Weekend on the Road

The Bobcat baseball team headed northeast this weekend to take on Lindenwood-Bellville in two doubleheaders.  The weekend started great with a Saturday Game 1 victory, 10-6.  Austin Reaves was the winning pitcher, and posted 5 strikeouts in his 3 innings.  Austin Schweiss was the game leader, going 2-4 with 2 RBI.  Saturday's Game 2 found the Bobcats on the losing side by a 5-1 margin.  Silas Bohannan suffered the loss, while David Zamora provided 3.2 innings with 2 strikeouts and no earned runs.  On Sunday, the Bobcats were unable to pick up a victory.  Lindenwood-Bellville pulled out a win with a final score of 3-2.  The 'Cats' Timmy Townsend pitched 5 innings, giving up 3 runs but also recording 5 strikeouts. Key player of the game for the Bobcats was Silas Bohannan, who went 1-1 at the plate with a double and 2 RBI.  In Game 2, Lindenwood garnered a 7-4 victory.   Outfielder Cody Pentecost went 3-3 with a double, and Eddy Devora was 2-4.  Josh Neufeld pitched the first 3 innings, giving up 4 runs (1 earned) and posting 4 strikeouts.  The Bobcats, weather permitting, will face Evangel University in a double header this Tuesday, February 18th, at noon on the Bobcats' home field. The Bobcats are now 3-3 on the season.