The Wilmington College baseball team stepped away from Ohio Athletic Conference action Wednesday, splitting a doubleheader with Wright State-Lake at Tewksbury-Delaney Field.
GAME ONE: Wilmington 11, Wright St-Lake 1 (6 innings)
Wilmington scored 10 of its 11 runs over the first three innings.
Sophomore Jared Ferenchak, 2-4, earned the victory, allowing one earned run on four hits in five innings. He rung up four strikeouts with two walks.
The Fightin’ Quakers sent 11 batters to the plate in the first inning, scoring five runs on five hits. The inning was aided by two Lakers errors enabling four of the five runs to be unearned.
Junior Joshua Chua brought the game to a screeching halt with his solo homerun to start the sixth inning. He finished 2-for-3 with a double, three runs scored and three RBI.
Every WC starter recorded a hit as the Fightin’ Quakers finished with 12 hits on the day. Sophomore Jake Hyatt was 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and a run scored and sophomore Jarett Trautman added a 2-for-3 day with a double, one run scored and an RBI.
Junior Kyle Short drove in a pair of runs for the Fightin’ Quakers.
GAME TWO: Wright St-Lake 14 Wilmington 5
In his first career appearance on the mound, Chua struggled – allowing five earned runs on five hits with three strikeouts and three walks in one inning as Wilmington fell to the Lakers.
Wilmington managed seven hits in the game and junior Daniel Hayes recorded three of them. He was 3-for-3 with a double, run scored an RBI.
Bley added a double, and Chua hit his second homerun of the day. Sophomore Lane Stevenson and Trautman added RBIs.
Wilmington (7-20) returns to Ohio Athletic Conference action, hosting Baldwin Wallace 1 p.m. Friday.