Tancredi extends hitting streak to nine games
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Host Gettysburg used a seven run sixth inning in Game One and got a complete game, six hit shutout from Chase Stopyra in Game Two to sweep visiting Washington College in a Centennial Conference baseball doubleheader played today at Kirchhoff Field in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Bullets took Game One 7-6 and shutout the Shoremen in Game Two, 6-0.
Gettysburg 7, Washington College 6 (Game One)
How It Happened
- Washington took a quick 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Charlie Meder doubled to bring home Luke D'Ostilio, followed by a Ryan Zwier single which scored Meder. Joe Lozupone capped the three run inning with a single, scoring Aaron Barclay to push the Shoremen lead to 3-0.
- Washington scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the fifth inning. Zwier reached base on an error, which allowed Evan Hirschbaum to score, to push the lead to 4-0. Lozupone then drove home Barclay with a groundout to second base to extend the Washington lead to 5-0.
- Gettysburg got all seven of their runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Will Anderson singled, bringing home Chuck Probst to put the Bullets on the board. Connor Tom followed with a single to chase home Logan Sneed, who reached by way of an error. J.J. Lucido then drove home Anderson with a single of his own to cut the lead to 5-3.
- Dominick Gasparro would then draw a bases loaded walk to force home Tom, and Josh Cubell was then hit by a pitch to force home Lucido and tie the game 5-5. Probst then gave Gettysburg the lead with a two run single, driving in both Gasparro and Joe Giovinco to put the Bullets ahead 7-5 and cap the seven run inning.
- D'Ostilio singled to bring home Zwier in the top of the seventh inning as the Shoremen cut the Bullets lead to 7-6.
- Hirschbaum would reach base in the top of the eighth, but he was erased by a double play ball. Washington would not put another runner on base.
For the Shoremen (10-15, 1-4 CC)
- Hitting: Zwier (2-for-3, double, RBI, walk, run), Lozupone (two RBI's), Meder (double, RBI, run), D'Ostilio (RBI, run), Barclay (walk, two runs).
- Pitching: Billy Griffin (loss, 3-2, 5.1 innings, six hits, six runs, two walks, six strikeouts), P.J. Mikulus (two innings, three hits, one run, one walk, one strikeout), Matt Furlong (2/3 innings, zero hits, zero runs, one walk, one strikeout).
- The Shoremen had nine hits in the loss, drew a pair of walks, and left 11 runners on base.
- Washington committed just one error, but it lead to three unearned runs for the Bullets.
For Gettysburg (15-8-2, 3-1 CC)
- Hitting: Gasparro (3-for-3, RBI, walk, run), Probst (2-for-4, two RBI's, walk, run), Lucido (2-for-4, RBI, run), Anderson (RBI, run), Tom (RBI, run), Giovinco (two walks, run).
- Pitching: Brad DeMartino (starter, 5.1 innings, seven hits, five runs, three earned, one walk, eight strikeouts), Jack Harvard (win, 1-1, 2/3 innings, zero hits, one run, one walk, one strikeout), Aaron Bezio (save, 3, three innings, two hits, zero runs, zero walks, four strikeouts).
- The Bullets had nine hits in the win, drew four walks, and left seven runners on base.
- Gettysburg committed six errors, but it only lead to a pair of unearned runs for the Shoremen.
Gettysburg 6, Washington College 0 (Game Two)
How It Happened
- The Bullets took the lead in the bottom of the first inning when Sneed reached on a fielders choice, driving in Probst for the first run of the game.
- Gettysburg doubled the lead to 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth when Anderson singled through the left side, driving home Cubell. Later in the inning, Tom would double to center field, bringing home both Anderson and Sneed to push the Bullets lead out to 4-0.
- The Shoremen put runners on second and third with one out in the top of the sixth, but could not score.
- Washington again would put two runners on base with one out in the top of the eighth, but again could not score.
- Gettysburg tacked on a pair of runs to the lead in the bottom of the eighth inning when Anderson singled up the middle, driving home Probst and Gasparro to push the Bullets lead to 6-0 and cap the scoring.
For the Shoremen (10-16, 1-5 CC)
- Hitting: Meder (2-for-4), Matt Tancredi (double).
- Pitching: Logan Dubbé (loss, 2-3, six innings, 10 hits, four runs, zero walks, five strikeouts), Nick Roberti (two innings, four hits, two runs, one walk, three strikeouts).
- The Shoremen collected six hits in the loss, did not draw a walk, and left eight runners on base.
- Washington committed a pair of errors, but the Bullets did not score off of those errors.
For Gettysburg (16-8-2, 4-1 CC)
- Hitting: Anderson (3-for-5, three RBI's, run), Tom (2-for-5, double, two RBI's), Probst (2-for-5, triple, two runs), Sneed (2-for-5, RBI, run), Cubell (2-for-4, run).
- Pitching: Stopyra (win, 2-0, complete game, six hits, zero runs, zero walks, four strikeouts).
- The Bullets pounded out 14 hits in the win, drew one walk, and left 10 runners on base.
- Gettysburg played a clean defensive game, committing zero errors.
- Tancredi now has a nine game hitting streak for the Shoremen after picking up a hit in each of the two games today.
- Stopyra threw his second complete game shutout of the season for the Bullets, a feat he also achieved in a 10-0 win over Penn State Altoona on March 22nd.
Up Next for the Shoremen
4/12 v. Haverford - 3:30 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- The Shoremen took both games from Haverford last year, winning both by identical 5-3 scores, and have won five of the last six meetings against the Fords.