The Goldey-Beacom baseball team has now won four straight games with a 5-3 and 5-0 win over Nyack College Warriors on Saturday at PCU Park.
Lightning’s four game winning streak is marking new territory for them, as it is the first time the team has had this long of a winning streak in the conference or overall.
Game One ( 5-3 Win Vs Nyack)
The RBIs in the game came from senior right fielder Brandon Abdul (1), Junior Catcher Ivan Solis (2) and junior DH Tevin Thomas (1).
Four Lightning players had runs in the win and they were junior shortstop Justin Hill (1), sophomore left fielder Trent Hearn (1), sophomore center fielder Jeff Gillis (2) and Thomas (1).
Seven Goldey-Beacom hitters gained a hit in the win and they were Hill (1), Hearn (3), Abdul (1),Solis (3), Gillis (2),Thomas (1) and freshman first baseman Marshall Awtry (1).
Trent Hearn (2) and Jeff Gillis (1) each recorded a stolen base in the win.
On the pitching side, the Lightning’s starter for this game was senior pitcher Jake Trejo who had excellent outing as he went eight innings, two runs, two earned runs, two walks, six strikeouts and earned the win.
Sophomore pitcher Andrew Emory came into the game to relive Trejo as he went 0.2 innings, one hit, one run, one earned run and two walks.
Junior pitcher Carlos Solis finished the game off for the Lightning as he went 0.1 inning, one strikeout and earned the save.
Goldey Beacom Strikes First In The Second Inning
It was Goldey Beacom who found the scoreboard first as the team scored one run in the top of the second inning to take a 1-0 lead.
The action started with Jeff Gillis who was walked in the beginning of the inning and he followed that up with stealing second base. Two batters later, Gillis would score on a passed ball by the Warriors pitcher which gave the Lightning a 1-0 lead.
Lightning Add Three More Runs To Their Lead In The Fourth, Fifth & Sixth Inning
In the top of the fourth inning, Goldey-Beacom would continue to add to their lead as Brandon Abdul was walked at his at bat which allowed Tevin Thomas to score. Abdul’s RBI extended Lightning’s lead to 2-0.
Thomas would come up big in the top of fifth as he hit a single which scored Jeff Gillis to expand their team’s lead to 3-0.
In the top of the sixth, it was Ivan Solis who bought the damage to Nyack’s pitching as he hit a single which scored Trent Hearn to give Lightning a 4-0 lead.
Goldey-Beacom Holds On To Take Game One of Double Header
The Lightning would add one more run to their lead in the eighth inning when Ivan Solis hit a single which scored Justin Hill to give their team a 5-0 lead.
Lightning’s starting pitcher Jake Trejo was dominant for eight innings as he silenced the Warriors bats but in the ninth inning that would change.
Trejo would start the inning with a walk and the Warriors hit a single off of him which marked his day to be over.
The senior pitcher would end his day with eight innings, two runs, two earned runs, two walks, six strikeouts and earned the win.
Andrew Emory would come into the game to relieve Trejo and did not go too well as he hit a player with a pitch and then the Warriors hit a double to score three runs in the inning. The three run double decreased Goldey-Beacom’s lead to 5-3 with two outs for the Warriors.
Emory would exit the game two batters later as he went 0.2 innings, one hit, one run, one earned run and two walks.
Carlos Solis would come in for Emory and shut the door on the 5-3 win with getting the last out on a strikeout.
Soils went 0.1 inning, one strikeout and earned the save.
Goldey-Beacom’s next match up is with Wilmington University on March 7th at 12 PM ET.
Game Two ( Won 5-0 Vs Nyack)
The RBIs in the game came from Justin Hill (1) and freshman second baseman Mason Maxwell (3).
Five Lightning players had runs in the win and they were Brandon Abdul (1), freshman third baseman Connor Megginson (1), junior first baseman Cole Collins (1), Marshall Awtry (1) and Maxwell (1).
Five Lightning players had hits in the win and they were Hill (1), Ivan Solis (1), Jeff Gillis (1),Awtry (1) and Maxwell (1).
On the pitching side, sophomore pitcher Jake Heskett had a dominant outing as he went seven innings, two hits, three walks,four strikeouts, complete game shutout and earned the win.
Lightning Scores Five Runs In Seventh Inning To Sweep The Doubleheader Vs Nyack
Most of this game was a pitcher’s duel as each team could not buy a hit off the opposing pitcher but that all changed in the top of the seventh.
The first run of the inning for the Lightning came from Cole Collins who reached first base on a error from Nyack’s first baseman which allowed Brandon Abdul to score to give their team a 1-0 lead.
Two batters later, it was Mason Maxwell who hit a double which would score Marshall Awtry, Cole Collins and Connor Megginson to extend Goldey-Beacom’s lead to 4-0.
The next batter up was Justin Hill who hit a double which scored Maxwell to give Lightning a 5-0 lead.
In the bottom of the seventh, it was all up to starting pitcher Jake Heskett to close the door on the game and he did just that as the Lightning walked away with a 5-0 win.