Baseball Splits Double-Header Against Sul Ross State

Baseball Splits Double-Header Against Sul Ross State

Game Details:
Friday, March 9, 2018
Clarksville, AR

Game One: Sul Ross State University 6, University of the Ozarks 5
Game Two: University of the Ozarks 11, Sul Ross State University 7

Records:
University of the Ozarks 7-8, 2-4 ASC
Sul Ross State University 11-8, 5-1 ASC

GAME ONE
Sul Ross State University opened the scoring with a home run in the first inning to take a come-from-behind win. The Eagles took the lead in the second inning adding three off a home run from Patrick Mixon. The Eagles continued scoring in the third inning by putting two on the board from a home run by Breyden Varner. That was the last the Eagles would score. The Lobos would take the lead and the win in the top of the seventh with a home run, winning 6-5.

Pitching Decisions:
WP:Cody Remore (4-1)
LP:Gyeongju Kim (1-3) 

Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
Bottom of 2nd Inning
Patrick Clifford doubled.
Dakota Ebarb popped up to short stop. 
Josh Woolly walked, Patrick Clifford advanced to second. 
Patrick Mixon hit a home run, Patrick Clifford and Josh Woolly scored, earned. 
Bryce Elder grounded out to second base. (2 out)
Fielder Dufrene was hit by a pitch, caught stealing to second (3 out)

Bottom of 3rd Inning
Justin Crider struck out. (1 out)
Sam Swartz was hit by a pitch.
Breyden Varner hit a home run, Sam Swartz scored, earned. 
Patrick Clifford grounded out to third base. (2 out)
Breyden Varner grounded out to third base. (3 out)

GAME TWO
Sul Ross State University started off scoring in the top of the third with two runs on an RBI double from Jonathon Bigley. The Eagles scored four in the bottom of the third to take the lead 4-2. The Lobos lessened the lead scoring one in the fourth. Sul Ross scored three in the fifth inning, while the Eagles scored four to lead 8-6. Ozarks added three in the seventh, leading 10-6. Sul Ross State responded with a home run from Ryan Almager in the top of the ninth but that wasn't enough and the Eagles would win 11-7.

Pitching Decisions:
Win: Jack Waggoner (1-0) 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO
Loss: Kole Vedder (1-4) 4.0 IP, 4 H, 7 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 0 SO

Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
Bottom of 3rd Inning
Dufrene flied out to center field. (1 out)
Bryce Elder got hit by a pitch.
Justin Crider walked, Bryce Elder stole second.
Sam Swartz grounded out to second base, Justin Crider advanced on a passed ball, Bryce Elder scored. (2 out)
Breyden Varner walked, Justin Crider scored on a failed pick off attempt.
Patrick Clifford hit a home run over right field, Varner scored.
Dakota Ebarb grounded out to third base. (3 out)

Bottom of 5th Inning
Bryce Elder advanced to first on an error from the third baseman, Bryce Elder advanced to second.
Justin Crider singled up the middle and advanced to second on the throw, Bryce Elder scored.
Sam Swartz hit a home run, Justin Crider scored.
Breyden Varner doubled down the left field line.
Patrick Clifford grounded out to first base, Breyden Varner advanced to third. (1 out)
Dakota Ebarb singled up the middle, Breyden Varner scored.
Josh Woolly flied out to center field. (2 out)
Patrick Mixon grounded out to third base. (3 out)

Bottom of 7th Inning
Sam Swartz singled down the right field line.
Breyden Varner doubled down the left field line, Sam Swartz advanced to third.
Patrick Clifford doubled to left field, Sam Swartz scored, Breyden Varner scored.
Dakota Ebarb struck out swinging. (1 out)
Josh Woolly walked, Patrick Clifford advanced on a wild pitch.
Patrick Mixon flied out to center field, sacrifice fly, Patrick Clifford scored. (2 out)
Fielder Dufrene grounded out to short stop. (3 out)

Notables: 
Patrick Clifford finished the second game with two hits and four RBI.

Up Next:
The Eagles will finish out the series against Sul Ross State March 10 at 11 a.m.

By Kaitlyn Williams