The Goldey-Beacom College baseball team has now won four straight games as the team swept the doubleheader against the Chestnut Hill College Griffins on Tuesday. In the first game, the Lightning won 4-3, and in the second one, the team won 7-2.
Game One Stats (4-3 win Vs Chestnut Hill)
The RBIs in the game came from sophomore second baseman Connor Megginson (1), sophomore shortstop Mason Maxwell (1), Marshall Awtry (1), and senior first baseman Cole Collins (1).
Four Lightning players had runs in the win, which were Maxwell (1), Collins (1), junior outfielder Jeff Gillis (1), and junior centerfielder Trent Hearn (1).
The Goldey-Beacom hitters gained 11 hits in the win, which were Collins (3), Maxwell (2), junior outfielder Bryan Bell (2), Gillis (1), Hearn (1), senior catcher Ivan Solis (1), and senior infielder Justin Hill (1).
Freshman outfielder Richard Bordone stole a base in the win.
On the pitching side, junior pitcher Mitch Guerrieri went 4.2 innings, gave up two hits, two runs, and two strikeouts.
Senior pitcher Jake Kinsell came into the game for Guerrieri as he went 4.1 innings, gave up one hit, one run, one earned run, two walks, seven strikeouts, hit one batter, and earned the win.
Game one recap
Lightning score first in the first inning
Mason Maxwell would be the first Goldey-Beacom batter to get on base when he hit a double to left field. Maxwell would then advance to third base on a wild pitch.
Marshall Awtry would be the next batter up as he would ground out to the shortstop, but that would allow Maxell to score the first run of the game.
Goldey-Beacom score two more runs in the third inning
The top of the third inning started with Cole Collins hitting a single to left field.
Trent Hearn would be the next batter up as he hit a double down the left-field line, which had Collins move to third base.
Connor Megginson would come up to the plate to get a sacrifice fly ( flied out to left field) which would score Collins to give the Lightning a 2-0 lead.
Mason Maxwell would be the next hitter for Goldey as he hit a single which would score Hearn to give their team a 3-0 lead.
In the bottom of the third inning, Chestnut Hill would start making some noise as the team would score two runs.
The Lightning made a lot of errors in the inning that helped the Griffins get those runs on the board.
Goldey-Beacom had two wild pitches, one fielding error, and a throwing error.
Chestnut Hill did not get a hit in the inning and only earned a walk and sacrifice fly.
Griffins tie the game in the fifth
After four innings and two batters in the fifth, Mitch Guerrieri’s day was done as he went 4.2 innings, gave up two hits, two runs, and two strikeouts.
Senior pitcher Jake Kinsell came into the game for Guerrieri which he would give up an RBI double to Sam Barletta to tie the score at three runs.
Lightning win 4-3
The last run of the game would come from Goldey’s Cole Collins as he hit a single up the middle, which would score Jeff Gillis to give their team a 4-3 lead.
Now it was all up to Kinsell in the bottom of the seventh, which he did his job and shut down all three Chestnut Hill hitters to seal a 4-3 win.
Kinsell went 4.1 innings, gave up one hit, one run, one earned run, two walks, seven strikeouts, hit one batter, and earned the win.
Now lets talk about game two.
Lets get into the full game: click below for the full recap.