Sunday, April 15, 2018
Clarksville, Ark. | Lonnie R. Qualls Field
Final: University of the Ozarks 10, Hardin-Simmons 5
University of the Ozarks (15-15, 10-8 ASC)
Hardin-Simmons University (11-22, 8-10 ASC)
The Eagles won the series against Hardin-Simmons behind a consistent offensive attack throughout the game. The Eagles scored runs in the first three innings as well as the fifth and seventh inning to take a 10-5 victory. Justin Crider homered in the first and drove in a run in the second. Also in the second, Rocky Liveoak, Breyden Varner and Josh Woolly had RBI to give the Eagles a 5-1 lead. Dakota Ebarb had an RBI double and Elder had an RBI single in the third to push the advantage to 7-1. With the offense rolling, starter AJ Chalupka was outstanding allowing only three hits over a six-inning span. Chalupka fanned three during the stretch. He received the win, while Brady Taylor notched the save. Varner had an RBI single in the fifth and Crider went yard again in the seventh to make it 10-4. Crider finished 3-for-3 with three runs and four RBI. Elder was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate and drove in three runs.
WP: AJ Chalupka (W, 1-3) 6.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO
LP: Chandler Carter (L, 3-7) 1.2 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 0 SO
Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
Bottom of 1st Inning
J. Crider homered to right field, RBI.
R. Liveoak flied out to cf. (1 out)
B. Varner reached first on an error by lf.
B. Varner stole second.
J. Woolly walked.
P. Mixon grounded into double play ss to 1b; B. Varner out on the play. (3 out)
Bottom of 2nd Inning
S. Swartz walked.
S. Swartz stole second.
D. Ebarb walked.
F. Dufrene grounded out to p, SAC; D. Ebarb advanced to second; S. Swartz advanced to third. (1 out)
B. Elder hit by pitch.
J. Crider singled to left field, RBI; B. Elder advanced to second; D. Ebarb advanced to third; S. Swartz scored.
R. Liveoak flied out to rf, SAC, RBI; B. Elder advanced to third; D. Ebarb scored.
B. Varner singled to right field, RBI; J. Crider advanced to second; B. Elder scored.
G. Buckner to p for C. Carter.
J. Woolly singled to left field, RBI; B. Varner advanced to second; J. Crider scored.
P. Mixon struck out swinging. (3 out)
Bottom of 3rd Inning
S. Swartz singled to right field.
D. Ebarb doubled to center field, RBI; S. Swartz scored.
F. Dufrene grounded out to 3b. (1 out)
B. Elder singled to center field, RBI; D. Ebarb scored.
J. Crider walked; B. Elder advanced to second.
B. Roper to p for G. Buckner.
R. Liveoak walked; J. Crider advanced to second; B. Elder advanced to third.
B. Varner struck out swinging. (2 out)
J. Woolly grounded out to ss. (3 out)
Bottom of 5th Inning
B. Elder doubled down the lf line.
J. Crider flied out to rf. (1 out)
R. Liveoak grounded out to ss; B. Elder advanced to third. (2 out)
B. Varner singled to center field, RBI; B. Elder scored.
J. Woolly flied out to cf. (3 out)
Bottom of 7th Inning
F. Dufrene grounded out to ss. (1 out)
B. Elder singled to center field.
J. Crider homered to center field, 2 RBI; B. Elder scored.
R. Liveoak flied out to cf. (2 out)
B. Varner grounded out to ss. (3 out)
Justin Crider had a multi-home run game to give him six dingers on the season.
Brady Taylor had his first save of the season.
AJ Chalupka allowed only three hits over a six-inning span to receive the win.
The Eagles will travel to Arkadelphia to face Ouachita Baptist University April 17.