Baseball Splits Double-Header at #2 Shenandoah

Baseball Splits Double-Header at #2 Shenandoah


Game 1: Lynchburg 8, Shenandoah 9

Game 2: Lynchburg 13, Shenandoah 4

Location: Winchester, Va. (Bridgeforth Field)

Records: Shenandoah (12-1), Lynchburg (10-7)


Around the Horn

Lynchburg split an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) double header to #2 Shenandoah 9-8 and 13-4.

Game 1 Breakdown

- Senior Zack Englemann got the start for the Hornets, pitching five innings before being relieved

- After two scoreless innings, Lynchburg struck got the bats going scoring five runs

- It happened when sophomore Nathan Sharp drove in the first two runs off a single and junior Luke Rodgers drove in one more run off a single

-Shenandoah came back with three runs in the fifth and sixth innings to take a 6-5 lead

- Adding two more runs in the seventh inning gave Shenandoah a 8-5 lead

-Lynchburg tied the game in the ninth inning courtesy of a Shenandoah error and sophomore Chris Blake driving home two runs off a single

-Shenandoah would capture the 9-8 victory off a walk-off singe

Game 2 Breakdown

-  Junior David Goulding had one of his best outings of the year throwing 7.2 innings while only allowing two earned runs

- Shenandoah scored two runs in the third inning to take a 2-0 lead

- Lynchburg answered back in the fifth inning when senior Will Hylton singled down the left field line to drive home two runs

- In the same inning, Sharp and Rodgers drove home a combined three runs to put Lynchburg up 4-2

- The following inning Lynchburg scored five more runs to take a 9-2 lead

- RBIs came from senior Ryan Katona, Rodgers, and a bases clearing double from Rodgers.

- Rodgers would bring in two more Lynchburg runs in the eighth inning off another double

- A walk and a wild pitch brought in two more Lynchburg runs to give the Hornets a commanding 13-2 lead

-Shenandoah would tally two runs but it wasn't enough as Lynchburg won 13-4

On Deck

The Hornets travel to Roanoke College this Wednesday for 7 p.m. start against the Maroons in a mid-week showdown.