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Baseball Drops Double Header to Millersville

Danny Gilbert focused on the ball

Danny Gilbert focused on the ball

Glenville, WV – The Glenville State baseball team dropped a double header to Millersville on Sunday afternoon in their first home game of the 2013 season.

In game one, the Pioneers fell to Millersville 2-7.

Millersville jumped out to an early when David Pine singled as Mark Stucky scored in the top of the second inning, 1-0.

The Pioneers would come back and tie the game up at 1-1 in the bottom of the second inning when Jeremy Tindell hit a homerun.

Millersville would come right back and retake the lead in the top of the third inning as they went back up 2-1.

And in the bottom of the fifth inning Millersville would add to their lead as they would add five runs as they would go up, 7-1.

GSC would add another run in the bottom of the seventh inning as John Royce singled scoring Heath Swisher but the Pioneers would fall, 7-2.

Jeremy Tindell went 1 for 2 with 1 RBI and a homerun while John Royce went 1 for 3 with 1 RBI.

Kenneth Finzel pitched 5.1 innings as he allowed 11 hits, giving up 7 runs, and struck out 6 plays in the loss.

David Pine went 2 for 4 with 3 RBI’s and scored 1 run.

Tim Mayza pitched 6 innings allowing 6 hits, allowed on 1 run, and struck out 8 batters as the winning pitcher.

In the second game, it was all Millersville as they had their offense working.

In the top of the first inning Millersville would take a 2-0, they would score three more runs in the top of the second, and add another run in the top of the fourth, as they claimed a 6-0 lead.

However, Millersville would do most of the damage in the top of the seventh inning as they scored 10 runs and go on to beat the Pioneers, 16-0 in game two of the double header.

Heath Swisher was the only Pioneer to get a hit in the game.

Sean Garza pitched 1 inning, as he was the losing pitcher, he allowed one hit, four runs, and struk out one batter.

Millersville recorded 11 hits in the game with Zach Stone going 1 for 2 and had 5 RBI’s.

Chris Murphy pitched a no-hitter while he struck out 13 batters.

They return to action Tuesday, February 26th when thy travel to Rio Grande for a double header. Game time is set for 1:00 pm.

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