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.