Baseball wins first PSAC series since 2012

Jayson Moyer
Sports Editor
jpm362@lhup.edu

 

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The Lock Haven University baseball team opened up PSAC play over the weekend, taking three of four games at Shippensburg.

Lock Haven (4-6, 3-1 PSAC) got a seven-inning complete game from senior Madison Neddo in an 8-1 victory in game one on Friday.  Neddo struck eight hits and struck out four.

Catcher Austin Botts hit his first homerun of the year, walked twice and drove in two runs in the win.  Ryan Henritzy and Brett Morrison each doubled and drove in two runs for the Bald Eagles.

In game two on Friday, Henritzy singled in two runs in the top of the fifth to put Lock Haven up 6-1, and the Bald Eagles went onto win 6-3.

Joe Nestor picked up the win on the mound, going 4.1 innings and striking out five.  Morrison provided two perfect innings of relief to seal the win.

In game one on Saturday, Shippensburg hit three homeruns and took an 8-2 win.  Botts had two hits, including his second homerun of the season, for Lock Haven.

Henritzy also picked up two hits and an RBI for the Eagles.

Lock Haven went for the series win in game four of the series on Saturday.  Henritzy, Ethan Moore and Justin Sleigh each drove in a run in the bottom of the third inning to put Lock Haven up 3-2.

Henritzy followed that up in the fourth inning, hitting a two-run homerun to left, to put the Bald Eagles up 5-2.

Kolton VonKiel and Ryan Koch each drove in runs in the bottom of the fifth, while Henrtizy reached on an error, as a part of a three run fifth inning for Lock Haven.

Mike Agosto hit a two-run homerun in the sixth to cap off the scoring for Lock Haven, who went onto win 10-8.

This was Lock Haven’s first PSAC series win since April, 2012.

The Bald Eagles will travel to Bloomsburg for a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 1p.m., and then they will host Bloomsburg on Saturday at Foundation Field for a doubleheader also beginning at 1p.m.

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