PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Baseball) – Shawnee State got another solid outing from Derek Moore (JR/Wheelersburg, Ohio), along with a two-RBI day from Christian Helton (FR/Lexington, Ky.) en route to a 4-0 win over Georgetown College in game one – but suffered a 10-inning defeat in game two – as the Bears earned a doubleheader split with the Tigers on Senior Day at Branch Rickey Park.
Prior to game two, seniors Brandon Bonar (SR/Chillicothe, Ohio), Austin Hall (SR/Wheelersburg, Ohio), Mitchell Lendenski (SR/Loveland, Ohio) and Conner Wilson (SR/San Diego, Calif.) were honored for their contributions to the Bears' program.
Shawnee State and Georgetown are set for the series rubber match on Sunday, beginning at noon at Branch Rickey Park.
BLUEFIELD, Va. (Baseball) – Shawnee State scored six runs in the final three innings, erasing a four run deficit to earn a mid-week victory, 7-5, over Bluefield College on Tuesday afternoon at Bowen Field.
The Bears (18-29) took advantage of three hits and two Bluefield errors in the seventh inning to make it a one-run game with two innings remaining. With runners on first and third, Christian Helton (FR/Lexington, Ky.) took advantage of an error to plate the first run of the inning, as Andrew Dito (JR/Loraine, Ohio) scampered home.
COLUMBIA, Ky. (Baseball) – The Shawnee State baseball team committed six errors – leading to six unearned runs – in game one, and were unable to overcome a three run first inning in game two, as the Bears dropped a pair of Mid-South Conference contests to Lindsey Wilson on Saturday afternoon at Egnew Park.
With the victories, Lindsey Wilson (32-17, 12-6 Mid-South) completed the three-game series sweep of SSU (17-30, 5-13). The Bears will return to action on Tuesday with a non-conference single game on the road at Bluefield College. First pitch of the nine inning bout is set for 3 p.m.
COLUMBIA, Ky. (Baseball) – The Shawnee State baseball team got three hits from Mitchell Lendenski (SR/Loveland, Ohio) and RBIs from Conner Wilson (SR/San Diego, Calif.), Nick Rose (FR/Olentangy, Ohio) and Andrew Vanthournout (SO/Bowling Green, Ky.), but could not erase a three-run deficit in the ninth, falling to Lindsey Wilson in the opening bout of a three game set on Friday night at Egnew Park.
The Bears (17-27, 5-11 Mid-South) found themselves in a three-run hole following a two-run bottom of the eighth – as Brandon Munoz dropped a two-out, two-RBI single to shallow left – but rallied to give themselves a chance in the ninth.
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (Baseball) – The Shawnee State baseball team surrendered a game-deciding run in the final at-bat, losing 2-1 in the opening game of a doubleheader series with Mount Vernon Nazarene. Game two was higher scoring, as both teams traded runs throughout the game, but Mount Vernon Nazarene came out on top by a final score of 5-4 on Tuesday evening at Cougar Field.
In game one Shawnee State was provided with a strong outing from Tyler Arthur (SO/Morehead, Ky.) who went five innings strong. Arthur finished without giving up a run and allowed only three hits along with a strikeout. In game two Andrew Vanthournout (SO/Bowling Green, Ky.) had 2 RBIs, while JT Boggs (SO/South Shore, Ky.) also added an RBI.