Baseball Wins Both Ends of Non-Conference Double Header
The Roughrider baseball team battled the weather and the Runnin’ Lopes from Lamar Community College Thursday afternoon at Roughrider Park. YC came away with a doubleheader sweep, 10-0 and 6-2 to improve their overall record to 13-12.
Playing the whole game in snow or rain didn’t stop the Roughrider bats as they managed 11 hits and 10 runs batted in. Over Torres was 3 for 3. Tommy Sacco and Carlos Viera each had two hits.
Jonathan Stroman got the victory from the mound throwing 4 innings in the run rule shortened game, scattering 3 hits and striking out 3.
The sun came out for the second game and despite only getting 6 hits in the game, 3 were for home runs. Gunner Bundrick, Alex Isola and Eligha Lewis each homered. Isola had 3 runs batted in and Lewis had 2 RBI’s.
Dominic Hamel was solid on the hill for the Riders throwing 5.2 innings, allowing 3 hits while striking out 5.
These two teams play another doubleheader on Friday, March 16th at Roughrider Park. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.