Photo: Greg Carroccio/ Sideline Photos
The Goldey-Beacom baseball team has now won seven straight games to start the new season as the team swept the Nyack College Warriors in a doubleheader on Friday. The Lightning won the first game, 16-0, and the second game 15-1.
Game One Stats ( 16-0 vs Nyack)
The RBIs in the game came from sophomore catcher Marshall Awtry (3), senior catcher Ivan Solis (3), freshman outfielder Dalen Griffith (3), sophomore shortstop Mason Maxwell (1), freshman first baseman Garrett Musey (1), and freshman right fielder Kyle Walker (1).
Nine players had runs in the win, which were Maxwell (3), Awtry (2), Solis (2), Musey (2), Walker (2), sophomore second baseman Connor Megginson (2), Griffith (1), senior third baseman Justin Hill (1), and freshman outfielder Demetrius Johnson (1).
The Goldey-Beacom hitters gained 14 hits in the win, which were Maxwell (4), Awtry (2), Solis (2), Megginson (2), Griffith (2), Musey (1), and Walker (1).
Maxwell (2) and Walker (1) each stole a base in the win.
On the pitching side, senior starting pitcher Bailey Spence had a solid outing as he went five innings, gave up one hit, eight walks, five strikeouts, and earned the win.
Freshman pitcher Sean Brady came into the game for Spence as he went two innings, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Game one recap
Lightning scores five runs in the first inning
The scoring in this game would start in the bottom of the first inning, where Marshall Awtry would hit a double to left field, which would score his teammates Mason Maxwell and Connor Megginson to give Goldey-Beacom a 2-0 lead.
Garrett Musey would be the next batter up as he hit a double down the left-field line, which would bring home Awtry to push the Lightning’s lead to 3-0 in the first.
Two batters later, Kyle Walker reached first base on a fielder’s choice, which would allow Musey to score to give their team a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning.
On the next play, Walker would advance to second base on a wild pitch, and he then would steal third base. Walker would score on a throwing error to give Goldey-Beacom a 5-0 lead.
Goldey-Beacom add four more runs in the third inning
Goldey would continue to add to their lead in the third inning as Dalen Griffith would push in three runs with his double to right-center, which sent home Demetrius Johnson, Kyle Walker, and Ivan Solis to give their team an 8-0 lead.
The last run of the inning would be set up when Connor Megginson hit a single, which would advance Griffith to third base. On the next play, Megginson would be caught stealing second base, but that would allow Griffth to score to push the Lightning’s lead to 9-0.
Goldey-Beacom would also score a lone run in the fourth inning to push the lead further out of reach from Nyack.
The run would be set up when Mason Maxwell hit a double to right field, and then he would steal third base on the next play. Maxwell would go home by scoring on a wild pitch to take Goldey’s lead to 10-0 in the fourth inning.
Goldey wins 16-0
The Goldey-Beacom’s hitters would continue to produce runs in the fifth inning as the team added six runs to their lead.
Mason Maxwell would start the scoring in the bottom of the fifth inning as he hit a single to the right-center field, which would score Justin Hill to extend the Lightning’s lead to 11-0.
Marshall Awtry would be the next batter to come up to the plate as he hit a single to left-center, which would allow Connor Megginson to score to give their team a 12-0 lead in the fifth inning.
Two batters later, Ivan Solis would send three runs home as he hit a double to the left-center field, which would score Garrett Musey, Awtry, and Maxwell to give Goldey-Beacom a 16-0 lead.
After five scoreless innings and two batters in the sixth, Lightning’s pitcher Bailey Spence day was over as he went five innings, gave up one hit, eight walks, five strikeouts, and earned the win.
Sean Brady came into the game for Spence as he went two innings, one walk, two strikeouts, and sealed the 16-0 win over Nyack.
Now lets talk about game two.
Lets get into the full game: click below for the full recap.