Petrels Swept in Doubleheader by Huntingdon
The Oglethorpe baseball team was swept in a doubleheader by Huntingdon on Tuesday evening, losing the first game 7-5 and the second 6-1.
In Game 1, the Petrels fell behind 4-0 before coming back with a four-run third inning to tie the game. The big blows of the inning were an RBI double by J.J. Rizzo and a two-run single by Stephen Archer. However, the visiting Hawks were able to scratch out three additional runs, and though the Petrels got a run back in the sixth, it was not enough.
Joseph Parillo had a good day at the plate in the first game, going 3-4. John Hale was stuck with the loss, despite pitching relatively well.
In Game 2, the Petrels gave up five first-inning runs and then ran into the ace of the Huntingdon staff and were able to only pick up one run on four hits, striking out 10 times. Mark Hoban settled in and pitched well after after the first inning, but was also stuck with the loss.
The losses drop the Petrels' record on the year to 10-7 going into this weekend's SCAC opening series at Rhodes. The action will start Saturday at 1 p.m.