Senior Ten Eyck Ties Season Record In Doubleheader Wins Over Blackburn
Athletic News - Baseball
The Westminster Blue Jays won both games against Blackburn College Tuesday afternoon at Saucier Field by the scores of 4-1 and 10-5.
In game one, the Blue Jays were off to an early lead on a first inning solo homerun by Tyler Branneky
making it 1-0 after one inning of play. The Blue Jays scored a second run in the second inning on an RBI single by Deion Hughes
scoring Danton Hughes
The Blackburn Beavers were able to score a run in the top of the third to make it 2-1 in the top of the third.
Westminster scored two more insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth when Deion Hughes scored on a balk and Tim Chambliss
singled in Matt Mallette
, putting the score at 4-1.
The Blue Jays offense was led by Deion and Danton Hughes who both had two hits apiece.Kevin Moritz
was the winning pitcher. Moritz pitched six and one-third innings, allowing one earned run on three hits while striking out five. Deion Hughes got the save.
The Beavers opened up game two with a 4-0 lead. The Blue Jays rallied in the bottom of the third inning, scoring five runs to give them a 5-4 lead.
Blackburn tied it up in the top of the fifth inning, but the Blue Jays put together another five run inning in the bottom half to make it 10-5 after five innings. Andy Pichler
, Mallette and Chambliss each had two hits a piece for the Blue Jays. Chambliss and Deion Hughes each had two RBIs.Tyler Ten Eyck
was the winning pitcher; he pitched seven innings, while giving up five runs, four earned, on six hits. Ten Eyck tied the single season win record with his seventh win.
The Blue Jays resume play Wednesday afternoon with a double header against Ecclesia. First pitch is at two o’clock at Saucier Field.