3.17.12 BASEBALL: Cavs Split at Findlay

Baseball, 2012-03-17

(Findlay, OH) Walsh (7-10) split a double header at the University of Findlay (5-5) today.  The Cavs erupted for nine runs in the fifth inning on their way to 16-0 win in game one.  Findlay earned the split with a 2-1 win in the nightcap.  The two teams meet again tomorrow in a twin bill at noon.

Walsh led 3-0 when they put nine runs on the board in the top of the fifth inning.  The Cavs had plenty of hitting stars in their 16-hit attack.  Forrest Boggs (Jr., Suffield, OH/Field/Mercyhurst) was 5-5 with three doubles and three RBI.  Tim Stinson (Jr., Alliance, OH/Marlington) had a two-run homer and three RBI and Jake Palidar was 2-4 with three RBI.  Tyler Jones (Sr., Mansfield, OH/Madison) and Andy DePeel (Jr., Cincinnati, OH/Princeton) each had two hits, with DePeel driving in two runs.  David Roper (Jr., Cincinnati, OH/Princeton) improved to 2-1 with a two-hit shutout.  He fanned six, walked only one, and surrendered two singles.

Billy Gura (Sr., Sagamore Hills, OH/St. Peter Chanel) was the tough luck loser in the nightcap falling to 2-2.  He scattered six hits in his complete game effort.  Findlay scored two runs in the third inning. Walsh scored their only run in the seventh, but left the bases loaded.

GAME ONE

GAME TWO