Saints claim sweep, splitPublished 12:00am Tuesday, April 5, 2011
LBWCC’s pitching staff helped lead the Saints to a doubleheader sweep over Wallace-Selma March 29, and a split with Chattahoochee Valley Community College Saturday at Crum Foshee Field.
The Saints beat Wallace-Selma 12-0, 3-1 behind winning pitchers Todd Dykes and Matthew Barber, who combined to allow one run on seven hits and two walks in 13.1 innings of work.
William Taylor helped lead the Saints to a 6-5 victory over CVCC in the second game with four strike outs in three innings.
LBWCC lost the first game to CVCC Saturday 4-1.
LBWCC 12, Selma-Wallace 0
Dykes didn’t allow one run, while giving up four hits in 6.1 innings for the Saints.
The Saints had a 4-0 lead until the fifth inning, where they scored eight runs on their final five at bats to give the pitching staff some needed insurance.
Clark Gray and Gavin Free held the no-run win together in the final 2.2 innings.
LBWCC’s P.J. Leto, Chad Dickinson, Luke Miller, Aaron Haag and David Carter combined for 10 hits, seven runs and seven RBIs behind the plate.
Haag was 3-for-5 with three RBIs; Carter was 3-for-5 with two RBIs; Josh Thompson was 2-for-3 with three runs; Leto was 2-for-5 with two runs; and Miller was 1-for-1 with one RBI.
LBWCC 3, Selma-Wallace 1
Barber struck out three and allowed three hits over his seven innings of work.
Alex Banks’ two-run single in the second inning, and Miller’s, who finished 2-for-3, RBI triple in the third inning helped the Saints get the win.
Andrew Crane was 1-for-2 with one run.
CVCC 4, LBWCC 1
Jeffery Enloe struck out six and allowed four runs on five hits in 7.1 innings in the loss.
LBWCC’s Zach Sasser hit an RBI double to score Free in the fourth inning to give the Saints their only run.
Miller was 2-for-3; and Sasser was 1-for-4 with one RBI.
LBWCC 7, CVCC 6
The game was tied 3-3 going into the top of the fourth inning when CVCC scored one run in the fourth and fifth innings.
Trailing 6-4, the Saints offense rallied to score three runs.
Miller led off the sixth inning with a single to right field followed by a Brant Still walk.
A wild pitch moved both the runners up, and Crane hit a ground ball to first base to allow one run.
Free tied the game with a ground out to second scoring pinch runner Banks.
With the go ahead run on third, Thompson hit an RBi single to give the Saints the 7-6 lead.
Taylor pitched struck out four in three innings to earn the win for LBWCC.