Crusaders split DH with Central Christian

Game Summary

 Sat., Feb. 9

Game  One

 

 

 

R

H

E

Central Christian (2-3)

000

020

0

2

5

4

Crusaders (4-0)

500

301

X

9

14

0

Winning Pitcher- Blake McKnight (2-0)

Losing Pitcher- Thomas Koop (1-1)

Save-  none

Home Runs: EU, Darin Francis (1)

Springfield, Mo. – Evangel won a game one Saturday matchup with a 9-2  victory against Central Christian (Kan.).  Blake McKnight worked five perfect innings striking out 7 on 61 pitches before giving way to Nathan Huckaby.  Darin francis broke the game open early with a first inning grand slam over the left center fence giving the Crusaders the lead 5-0.  Jeff Cullen went 4-4 on the day with a double and 3RBI and Nathan Jones went 3-4 with a triple.   

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Game   2

 

 

 

R

H

E

Central Christian (3-3)

002

000

0

2

5

2

Crusaders (4-1)

000

000

0

0

5

2

Winning Pitcher- Bruce Johnson (1-0)

Losing Pitcher- Matt Myers (1-1)

Save- None

Home Runs: None


Springfield, Mo. – Evangel dropped their first game of the season 2-0 to visiting Central Christian (Kan.) in the second game of a Saturday doubleheader at Evangel.   Matt Myers was the hard luck pitcher for Evangel giving up 2 runs, 1 earned run and five hits over seven innings of work.  The Crusaders offense managed only 5 hits over seven innings. Jeff Cullen and Christian Maciel both went 2-3 at the plate for Evangel.

Evangel hosts Harris Stowe State with doubleheader on Tuesady at the Crusaders Baseball Complex. Tuesday’s DH starts at noon.

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