Baseball sweeps DH at Mo. Valley

Game Summary

Fri. Apr. 5

Game 1

 

 

 

R

H

E

Crusaders   (19-11, 5-2)

021

201

0

6

5

3

Mo. Valley (2-19, 1-10)

000

000

0

0

4

3

Winning Pitcher- Blake McKnight (7-2)
Losing Pitcher- Brandon Cooper (1-6)
Save- none
Home Runs: none

Game 2

 

 

 

R

H

E

Crusaders (20-11, 6-2)

000

012

0

3

6

4

Mo. Valley (2-20, 1-11)

100

001

0

2

5

2

Winning Pitcher- Matt Myers (5-3)
Losing Pitcher- Jordan Amlong (0-5)
Save- none
Home Runs: none


Marshall, Mo. – Evangel swept Missouri Valley in a Heart of America conference doubleheader Friday winning game one 6-0 and game two 3-2.

Evangel starter Blake McKnight improved to 7-2 on the season as he fired six shutout innings allowing three hits with two walks and four strikeouts. Christian Maciel went 2 for 2 at the plate with two doubles and an RBI.

The Crusaders won game two 3-2. After falling behind 1-0 in the first, Evangel tied the game in the fifth on an RBI single by Wes Clay. Evangel then took the lead with two runs in the sixth. Nate Jones gave the Crusaders the lead on a sacrifice fly. Jake Garrison extended the lead to 3-1 on an RBI single. Matt Myers (5-3) allowed another run in the sixth but held on for the win. He finished game going 7 innings allowing 5 hits, 2 runs and 1 earned run with no walks and one strikeout.

Evangel has won five of their last six games and continues their four-game series at Missouri Valley Saturday with a doubleheader at 1 p.m.

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