Sewanee Stumbles Twice in Doubleheader to Centre

Sewanee Stumbles Twice in Doubleheader to Centre

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee baseball team fell in a doubleheader to SAA opponent Centre College on Saturday, falling 5-3 and 4-0 from Montgomery Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score, Game 1: Centre 5, Sewanee 3
Final Score, Game 2: Centre (4-4, 2-0) 4, Sewanee (1-10, 0-5) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED, GAME 1
-Centre used a three-run fourth to start the scoring for both teams thanks to a three-run dinger.

-Sewanee chipped away at the deficit, scoring single runs in the fourth and fifth innings. The home team broke the shutout with a Trey Akins wild pitch.

-In the fifth, Chris McNulty sent a double to right field to score Bryce Benedict to make it 3-2.

-The next half inning, Centre added a run to make it 4-2.

-Max Murray made it a one-run game again in the seventh with an RBI single.

-However, the Colonels pushed the lead back to two for good with a sacrifice fly.

HOW IT HAPPENED, GAME 2
-A pitcher's dual the entire contest, the Colonels used a leadoff error and some timely pitching and fielding miscues to scratch across four runs in the seventh inning.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Jared Demkowicz recorded a multi-hit game in game one, while Trey Akins tallied two hits in game two.

-Chris McNulty and Max Murray each drove in a run.

-Drew Mancuso (0-2) took the loss in game one, allowing four earned runs in 7.1 innings, striking out seven batters.

-Trey Holland (0-2) allowed two earned runs in 6.1 innings with six punchouts in game two.

CENTRE KEY STATISTICS
-Seth Hagan launched a three-run homer en route to a 3-for-4 performance in game one.

-Mason Falbo recorded two hits and RBI each in the second game.

-Nick Hoffman fanned 10 batters in seven innings, allowing just three runs on seven hits.

-Aaryn Chandler (2-0) allowed three hits of six-inning shutout ball for the Colonels in the evening cap.

-Drew Schacht pitched the final inning in both games, and he recorded the save in the opening game.

UP NEXT
The series finale is slated for noon Sunday from Montgomery Field.

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