FORT WAYNE – Bethel Baseball broke out for 16 runs and 11 hits in a 16-4 game one victory before blowing a game two last inning lead to lose in extras 7-6 to Saint Francis on Saturday. Jake Schalasky hit his first home run of the season in game one.
- Game 1 Score: Bethel def. Saint Francis 16-4
- Game 2 Score: Saint Francis def. Bethel 7-6 F/8
- Records: Bethel (7-28, 4-16) | Saint Francis (22-13, 13-7)
- NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – NR | Saint Francis – NR
- Location: ASH Centre World Baseball Academy | Fort Wayne, Ind.
GAME 1 STAT TRACKER
- Jake Schalasky: 1-3, HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, 3 BB
- Jeremy Wiersema: 3-5, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 R
- Cole Searles: 2-6, 2B, RBI, 2 R
- Kory Goodrich: 8.0 IP, W, 6 H, 4 ER, 6 K
GAME 2 STAT TRACKER
- Kawambee Moss: 2-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI
- Jake Schalasky: 2-3
- Mike Wathier: 1-4, HR, 2 RBI, R
- Thomas Dolan: 2-4, 2 R
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
- The Pilots left 20 runners on base on the day.
- The Pilots hit seven extra base hits, including two home runs on the day.
- The Pilots blew a one-run lead in the Cougars’ final at bat and gave up the winning run in the eighth inning to fall in game two.
NEXT TIME OUT
- The Pilots travel to Spring Arbor to take on the Cougars in a four game series beginning Friday at 1:00 pm.