Red Hawks lose home opener to OIT
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Red Hawks' men's baseball team opened their home schedule on Saturday, Feb. 1, when they hosted the Owls from Oregon Tech in a doubleheader. The Owls handed the Red Hawks two lop-sided defeats, winning game one 13-5 and game two 13-2.
The Owls had an early 3-0 lead after the third inning. The Red Hawks got on the scoreboard when Richard Asdourian was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. In the top of the sixth, the Owls added four more runs before the Red Hawks added two of their own in the bottom half of the frame on a Harold Adams single, which scored Cameron Cole, and a Dylan Mumford walk, which scored Asdourian. The Owls stretched their lead out to 13-3 before the Red Hawks scored twice in the bottom of the ninth on a Robert Nadalsky single and a Kris Warner sacrifice fly. Talon Sisley earned the win for the Owls, and Cameron Imhoff got the loss, giving up three runs on eight hits in five innings of work.
In the second game, the Owls jumped out to a 13-0 lead, including five runs in the fourth inning. The Red Hawks’ only runs came in the eighth, when Adams tripled to score Asdourian and Mumford singled to score Adams. BJ Wilson earned the win for the Owls, and Garrett Greenhaw got hit with the loss, allowing nine runs on 12 hits in 3 2/3 innings.
Written by Dan Anderson
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