Heidelberg sweeps WC in baseball season finale


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TIFFIN – The Wilmington College baseball team wrapped up the 2017 season by dropping a pair of Ohio Athletic Conference games to Heidelberg Sunday.

GAME ONE: Heidelberg 5, Wilmington 0

Wilmington had base runners in eight of the nine innings, but was 3-of-19 with runners on base. WC stranded 13 runners in the loss.

Three players – junior Jake Robinsonh), junior Joshua Chua and freshman Shane Hale – had two hits each of the Fightin’ Quakers.

Junior Tyler McDaniel drew a pair of walks to reach base twice.

Sophomore Joey Hollback, 0-6, took the loss, allowing four earned runs on six hits in six innings of work. He had five strikeouts and five walks.

GAME TWO: HEIDELBERG 5, WILMINGTON 2

Junior Kyle Short brought home Wilmington’s lone runs with a two-out, two-run single in the seventh inning. Sophomore Jake Hyatt and Chua, who opened the inning with back-to-back singles, scored on the play.

Short was the only WC player with multiple hits, going 2-for-3 with two RBI.

Freshman Matt Oney, 3-7, absorbed the defeat, allowing five earned runs on eight hits in five innings of work.

Wilmington finished the season 7-33 overall, 2-16 in the OAC.

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