MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Senior Kyle Eller had four hits, including
his second career two-homer game, as the Huntingdon baseball team rolled
past visiting Oglethorpe, 10-2, on Tuesday at Neal Posey Field.
With the win, the Hawks improved to 26-11 on the season, while the
Stormy Petrels fell to 19-16 overall.
Eller drove in four runs in the game, giving him 57 RBIs on the
season, pulling him to within four of Division III’s individual leader,
Evan Jones of Trinity (Texas) University. In addition, Eller has hit
safely in his last seven games, going 19-for-31 and raising his season
batting average 56 points to .414.
Junior Drew Harrell also picked up a pair of hits, while senior
Patrick Jackson hit his first home run of the season and drove in two
runs. Harrell and senior Josh Bennefield also had two RBIs.
Freshman Evan Agnew picked up the victory for the Hawks, tossing 6.0
innings of three-hit ball in his first collegiate start. Agnew walked
four and struck out three to improve his record to 2-1 on the season.
Senior Scott Holloway threw 2.0 innings of one-hit relief, while
fellow senior Alex Sanford struck out the only batter he faced on three
pitchers. Sanford now has a Division III high 98 strike outs on the
season. After an error allowed Joseph Parillo to reach base, Eller
closed the game out by getting Jake Spear to line into a double play.
Sam Briend took the loss for the Petrels after pitching 7 1/3
innings, allowing eight hits and seven runs, while striking out four.
Stephen Archer had one of four hits for Oglethorpe in the game, his
sixth home run of the season.
Huntingdon will conclude the regular-season portion of its schedule
this weekend, when it hosts Emory. First pitch on Saturday is scheduled
for 3 p.m.
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