Baseball sweeps DH at Williams Baptist

Game Summary

Tue., Feb. 5

Game One

 

 

 

R

H

E

Crusaders (1-0)

001

010

0

2

3

0

Williams Bapt. (0-1)

001

000

0

1

5

3

Winning Pitcher- Blake McKnight (1-0)

Losing Pitcher- Cody Stause (0-1)

Save-  none

Home Runs: WB- Kendall Fay (1)

Walnut Ridge, Ark. – Evangel opened the season with a 2-1 win at Williams Baptist in game one of a doubleheader Tuesday. Blake McKnight worked a complete game going 7 innings allowing 1 run on 5 hits with 1 walk and 7 strikeouts. Shon Valdez hit an RBI double in the fifth inning giving the Crusaders a 2-1 lead and they held on for the win.

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Game Two

 

 

 

R

H

E

Crusaders (2-0)

001

310

2

7

6

2

Williams Bapt. (0-2)

100

000

5

6

7

2

Winning Pitcher- Matt Myers (1-0)

Losing Pitcher- Paul Keen (0-1)

Save- Sam Garrison (1)

Home Runs: Evan- Brandon Cobb (1)


Walnut Ridge, Ark. – Evangel held off a Williams Baptist rally in the seventh inning to earn a 7-6 win and a sweep of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Williams Baptist scored five runs in the seventh before reliever Sam Garrison could record the final out. LF Brandon Cobb went 2 for 3 at the plate and hit a solo home run for the Crusaders.

Evangel hosts four-game series against Central Christian (Kan.) with doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday at the Crusaders Baseball Complex. Friday’s DH starts at 1 p.m. and Saturday is a noon start.

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