Baseball Completes Sweep
April 5, 2014
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – The Bacone Warriors competed a four-game sweep of Wiley College with two victories on Saturday, April 5.
The Warriors grabbed the early lead in the third inning when John Burns scored on a balk; Ronnie Galindo later scored on a wild throw by the Wildcats.
Wiley College eventually tied the game 2-2 in the top of the fifth inning.
In the sixth inning the Warriors turned the tide when Peter Rodriguez, Eric Folkers and Diego Cruz hit three straight RBI singles to push Bacone to a 5-2 game one victory.
Dalton Gervais took the win after tossing six innings; in the victory he allowed two runs on seven hits.
Cruz finished two-for-three with one RBI.
In game two the Warriors entered the eighth inning tied at 7-7 when Jean Ortiz hit an RBI single to score Burns; Rodriguez also came home in the inning off an RBI sacrifice flyout.
The Wildcats were able to load the bases in the ninth with one out but a force out by the catcher and shortstop halted their comeback bid.
Kyle Schoonover picked up the win in relief with two innings allowing one run.
Edwin Torres finished one-for-four with three RBIs and Rodriguez went one-for-four with two RBIs.
Bacone (23-15, 9-7) travels to face the University of the Southwest in a doubleheader on Friday, April 11 at 1 p.m.