Feb 09, 2020 4:02 AM

Griffon baseball drops both games of DH at Southern Arkansas

Posted Feb 09, 2020 4:02 AM

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The Missouri Western Baseball team (1-5) lost both games of their doubleheader Saturday at Southern Arkansas (7-0), 1-0 and 7-2.

SAU's Zach Smith held the Griffs to four hits and struck out seven batters in eight innings. Smith walked away with the win in game one 1-0.

In game two, the Muleriders topped the Griffons 7-2. SAU's Parker Abrego pitched the entire game, striking out six batters and allowing six hits. Through four innings, Southern Arkansas scored six runs. A solo home run by Zach Hanlan managed to wake up the bats for the Griffons tallying four more hits and another run following the bomb to left field.

NOTABLES:

- Justin Wood started game one for the Griffons. Wood struck out six batters and only allowed five hits throughout the contest.

- Offensively, the Griffons tallied five hits in the first game. Andrew Meier accounted for two of those hits, while Ben Tsui, Reid Briney and Brock Wrolstad added the remaining three.

- Missouri Western's pitching staff of Roy Robles, Jack Schmedding and Jake Gilbert combined seven strikeouts and five hits in game two.

- Maurice Bruce hit a sac fly to right field, allowing Andrew Meier to score the second run in game two.

UP NEXT:

The Griffons return to Walker Stadium to round the series with a fourth game against the Muleriders on Sunday.

--- MWSU Athletics ---

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The Northwest Missouri State University baseball team improved to 4-2 on the season with a 9-7 triumph at Ouachita Baptist on Saturday.

The Bearcats trailed 6-5 going into the ninth inning but rallied to score four in their last at bat. The Bearcats gave up a single run in the ninth and closed out the 9-7 triumph.

Northwest got homers from Jordan Peck and Matt Gastner.

--- Northwest Athletics ---