Road Weary Owls Take Two on the Chin at Fisher
(LYNN, MA) -- After defeating the University of Maine-Presque Isle baseball team in a pair of pitcher duals on Friday (3-0, and 4-0), the Fisher (MA) College baseball team flexed its muscle on Sunday, scoring 39 runs in a doubleheader rematch. For the second straight day, the Falcons swept a twinbill from the Owls, this time by scores of 15-7 and 23-4.
Fisher remains undefeated at home in 2013 (10-0) and extend its overall win streak to 12 while improving to 22-12. Presque Isle returns home after a 12-day, 11-game road trip with a 4-17 record. The team went 2-9 on the trip.
The teams will meet for one more doubleheader this upcoming Friday, April 12th in Massachusetts when they will play at 10am and 12pm.
Game 1: Fisher 15, OWLS 7
WP: J. Castro (3-2)
LP: Sailors (0-1)
The Owls struck first in game one on an RBI ground out from Anthony Batchelder (Sr./West Enfield, ME). Fisher would respond with 5 runs in the bottom of the first off of starter Ghazaleh Sailors (So./Santa Barbara, CA). The Falcons did not stop there, building a 14-1 lead through four innings.
Presque Isle plated four runs in the top of the 5th, the big blow coming from a bases clearing, 3 RBI double from Cam Morrell (Jr./Harpswell, ME). Morrell finished the game 2-4 at the plate. The Owls finished the contest with 9 hits, three coming off the bat of leadoff hitter Shane Smith (Jr./Farmington, ME).
Jefry Castro pitched 4 innings of the 7 inning affair, giving up 3 earned runs on five hits to earn the win. Ghazaleh Sailors (So./Santa Barbara, CA) was roughed up in her first start of the season, going 1+ IP, allowing 9 runs (8 earned), on 11 hits.
Game 2: Fisher 23, OWLS 4
WP: Reed (4-2)
LP: Worster (1-3)
The Falcons unloaded in game two scoring 18 runs in the first two innings, including a 12-run 2nd. They would go on to finish with 27 hits.
Batchelder contributed 2 hits in three at bats with two RBI for Presque Isle.
Both teams committed four errors in the field.
Casey Reed started and earned the win for the Falcons. Reed pitched 4 innings, allowed 3 hits and two runs (both earned), while striking out 7 and walking none. Dylan Worster (Jr./Howland, ME) pitched into the second inning. Worster was tagged for 9 runs (6 earned) on eight hits. Three Presque Isle relievers combined to give up 14 runs in the final five innings.