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Baseball splits with Webster

Baseball splits with Webster

Box Score - Game 1
Box Score - Game 2

GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The baseball team defeated the SLIAC's preseason favorite Webster in the evening's first game 4-2, and then fell to Webster in game two by a 5-3 margin.

Game 1 Recap

Greenville and Webster exchanged the lead five times on Tuesday, but the Panthers ended up on top with a 4-2 win in seven innings.

The Panthers pulled out the win thanks to a strong fifth inning. The Panthers scored on an RBI single by Travis Ralls off Zach Alexander, scoring Mike Hardin.

Adam Lamb got the win for the Panthers. He allowed two runs over five innings. He struck out one, walked two and surrendered eight hits.

The bottom of the first saw the Panthers take an early 1-0 lead. The Panthers' threat began with a single by Hardin. Trevor Montgomery doubled, bringing home Hardin.

Game 2 Recap

The Panthers dropped a 5-3 game to Webster despite efforts of Trevor Montgomery

Montgomery racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Panthers. He homered in the sixth inning.

Home runs for Webster came when Dylan Rajkovich homered in the second inning, Adam Naliwajko homered in the fifth inning, and Kyle Uhrich homered in the sixth inning.

Phillip Reedy was charged with the loss. He lasted just 5 2/3 innings, walked two, struck out two, and allowed five runs.

Webster never trailed after scoring two runs in the second on a two-run home run by Rajkovich.

After a three-run home run by Trevor Montgomery, Greenville was within striking distance, but Webster closed out the game without any further damage.

The Panthers (8-16, 3-5 SLIAC) host Washington University on Friday at 6 p.m.

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This story was published on April 05, 2016

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