HAMMOND, La. – A pair of huge innings powered the Southeastern Louisiana College baseball group to a series-clinching victory, 8-2, Saturday over Tennessee Tech in non-conference motion at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Subject.
Southeastern (7-8) scored 4 runs in each the primary and seventh innings, holding on for its second win in as many days over the Golden Eagles (10-3).
Tennessee Tech beginning pitcher Carter Gannaway hit the primary two batters he confronted and finally wouldn’t survive the primary. After placing Rhett Rosevear and Bryce Grizzaffi on base, Gannaway retired Evan Keller on a sacrifice bunt.
With a pair of runners in scoring place, Preston Faulkner doubled over the top of the proper fielder to plate each Rosevear and Grizzaffi. Connor Manola adopted with an RBI double down the first-base line. A Champ Artigues single put runners on the corners. Gannaway was pulled after falling behind, 2-0, on Christian Garcia.
Manola scored on a balk when reliever Frankie Cresta, who inherited each the runners and the depend on the batter, faked a pickoff try and first base.
Tennessee Tech, which scored single runs in each the seventh and ninth, put collectively its greatest risk of the sport within the fifth. The Golden Eagles loaded the bases with one out on three consecutive singles, however SLU beginning pitcher Hunter O’Toole fanned each the third- and fourth-place hitters to flee the jam.
O’Toole tossed six scoreless innings, holding the potent Golden Eagle offense from making an attempt a comeback.
The Lions expanded their lead within the seventh. Reliever Colt Tyler, who had labored 2.1 scoreless innings to that time, walked Rosevear to open up the inning. Daniel Holley, the fourth Tennessee Tech pitcher of the sport, surrendered a single to Grizzaffi and walked Keller to load the bases. Holley’s remaining pitch, a breaking ball, hit Faulkner within the foot to power in a run.
Manola greeted reliever Logan Hewitt with a single by means of the left aspect, driving dwelling each Grizzaffi and Keller. Faulkner and Manola each took an additional base when the throw dwelling rolled to the backstop. Faulkner later scored on Christian Garcia’s sacrifice fly to left-center subject.
O’Toole (1-2) earned his first win of the season, scattering six hits and one stroll over six innings. He struck out seven. Relievers Daniel Dugas and Alex Potter completed off the ultimate three innings for the Lions. Gannaway (2-1) suffered the loss, permitting 4 runs whereas recording only one out within the beginning function.
Manola picked up a pair of hits for the Lions whereas each he and Faulkner drove in three runs every.
The collection concludes Sunday at 1 p.m. on ESPN+. Southeastern will begin redshirt junior right-hander Hayden Robb (0-0, 4.20). The Golden Eagles haven’t introduced a beginning pitcher for the collection finale.
Followers can hear on-line at www.LionSports.internet/ListenLive and through each the Lions Gameday Expertise, Mixlr and MyTuner Radio apps. The MyTuner app is appropriate with the Apple CarPlay software program accessible in most late mannequin cars. Followers ought to seek for SLU Athletics (Mixlr) or Southeastern Sports activities Radio Community (MyTuner).
Different choices to comply with the motion embody reside statistics or the @LionUpBaseball Twitter account. Hyperlinks to audio, video and stats can be found on the baseball schedule web page at www.LionSports.internet.
TICKET & PARKING INFORMATION
Single-game tickets are on sale for the rest of the common season. Followers are inspired to buy tickets prematurely to reduce ticket traces on sport days. Southeastern college students are inspired to contact the ticket workplace previous to the sport to order theirs prematurely.
Basic admission tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for youth (ages 3-12). Southeastern college students, with a college ID, and youngsters underneath age 2 are admitted free. Gameday parking is $5 per day for normal automobiles and $25 for RVs.
Tickets may be bought on-line at www.LionSports.internet/Tickets or by contacting the Southeastern Athletics Ticket Workplace at (985) 549-5466. Workplace hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and eight a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays. The ticket sales space at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Subject opens precisely one hour previous to the scheduled first pitch.
Southeastern makes use of cell ticketing as the first methodology for distributing tickets bought on-line. Tickets might be accessible through textual content message or electronic mail in a PDF format for followers to obtain on their cellphone or print at dwelling. Tickets can be downloaded to Apple Pockets.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
Southeastern Athletics enforces a transparent bag coverage for all ticketed occasions. The coverage mirrors security precautions required for entrance to skilled and collegiate sporting venues all through the nation. For extra data on the clear bag coverage, go to www.LionSports.internet/Clear.
The following episode of Inside Southeastern Baseball with Matt Riser, offered by Pour Home Pizza and Beer Backyard, is slated for Monday at 12 p.m. from the restaurant in downtown Hammond. Followers can hear to each present on-line at www.LionSports.internet/ListenLive and through the Lions Gameday Expertise, MyTuner Radio or Mixlr apps. The MyTuner Radio app is appropriate with the Apple CarPlay software program accessible in most newer cars.
LIONS GAMEDAY EXPERIENCE APP
The Lions Gameday Expertise app places audio, stats, video, social media and extra within the fingers of followers. These in attendance may also test in to earn reward factors redeemable for Southeastern-related prizes. Out there for each Android and iOS units, it may be downloaded from the App Retailer and Google Play or by following the hyperlink www.LionSports.internet/App.
DIAMOND CLUB / S CLUB
Followers keen on changing into lively supporters of the baseball program are inspired to affix the Diamond Membership. Lion baseball alums are inspired to affix the unique S Membership, which is restricted to Southeastern athletic letter winners.
All membership charges and donations to each the Diamond Membership and S Membership (baseball) can be found for the unique use of the Southeastern baseball program. Membership data is accessible by contacting the Lion Athletics Affiliation at firstname.lastname@example.org or (985) 549-5091 or visiting www.LionUp.com.
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