Red Hawks swept by Yotes
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Red Hawks' men's baseball team finished a four game home series against the Yotes from the College of Idaho with two games on Sunday, March 3. The Yotes completed the four game sweep, as they defeated the Red Hawks 10-4 and 17-4.
Tyler Provost was on the mound for the Red Hawks in game one against Yotes starter Parker Vernon. The Yotes scored two runs in the first and third innings to make it 4-0 Yotes. The Red Hawks answered with three runs in the bottom of the third. Elden Whisman singled to left-center to bring home Harold Adams and Kris Warner, and then Alex Lee singled to center to score Dylan Mumford. The Red Hawks tied the game at 4-4 in the bottom of the fifth, when Robert Nadalsky singled to score Whisman. The Yotes then finished the game with a six unanswered runs, with one coming in the seventh, three in the eighth and two in the ninth to win 10-4.
Provost got the loss, allowing six runs (four earned) and 11 hits in7 1/3 innings. Parker earned the win, allowing three earned runs on eight hits in eight innings of work.
In game two, the Red Hawks sent Cameron Imhoff to the mound to take on Tanner Lupton for the Yotes. The Red Hawks scored first in the game, when Warner scored on a passed ball. The Yotes came back with a vengeance, scoring five times in the top of the second to make it 5-1. The Red Hawks scored another run in the bottom of the third inning, when Warner scored on a wild pitch from Lupton. The Yotes seized control and stretched out their lead, scoring four times in the fourth, twice in the sixth and seventh innings, and four in the ninth to lead 17-2. The Red Hawks scored two in the bottom of the ninth, when Richard Asdourian singled to left to bring home Jody Robertson and Adams. The final score of the game was 17-4 Yotes.
Imhoff was hit with the loss, allowing 13 runs on 17 hits in 6 2/3 innings. Lupton got the win going six innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out six.
Written by Dan Anderson
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