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Baseball gains doubleheader split

Baseball gains doubleheader split

AUBURNDALE, Fla. -- The baseball team got a walkoff win as they defeated St. Scholastica 7-6 in eight innings before suffering a 8-1 setback in the second game.

Game 1 Recap

Greenville scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the score 6-6 and then won the game in the bottom of the eighth when an error by the catcher allowed Danny Strohm to score.

Jason Collingwood recorded the win for the Panthers. He pitched one shutout inning. He struck out one, walked none and surrendered one hit.

The Panthers were sparked by Max Gabriel and Shane Olmsted, who teamed up for five hits and two RBIs.

In the bottom of the second, the Panthers grabbed the early lead, 1-0. The Panthers got things going when Olmsted singled. A single by Mike Hardin then moved Olmsted from first to second. Gabriel singled, plating Olmsted.

The Panthers scored in the seventh on  a two-run error, an RBI single by Olmsted, a groundout by Dathan Berning, and an RBI single by Gabriel.

Game 2 Recap

The Panthers jumped out to an early lead, but were unable to hold on and lost 8-1 to St. Scholastica.

While the Panthers led until the fifth inning, St. Scholastica worked its way back and took its lead on an error.

Phillip Reedy took the loss for the Panthers. He lasted just four innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed two runs.

In the second inning, the Panthers pushed across their only run of the day on a steal of home.

St. Scholastica didn't relinquish the lead after scoring three runs in the fifth inning.

St. Scholastica added four more runs in the bottom of the sixth.

The Panthers (5-13) face Benedictine on Friday in a single nine-inning game.

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This story was published on March 24, 2016

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