Eagles Swept By Hornets
Nashua - The Daniel Webster College baseball team dropped a
nonconference regional doubleheader to Lyndon State Monday at
Harvey Woods Field, falling 3-2 and 14-5.
In the opener, Jeremy Rocheleau's two-out RBI single in the top of the sixth proved to the difference for the Hornets (2-17-1).
Chris McKenzie (Burlington, Mass.), Trevor Duggleby (Nashua, N.H.), and Nick Michaud (Windsor Locks, Conn.) all had two hits for the Eagles (2-18). Peter Plansky (Litchfield, N.H.) added an RBI single in the third, and Duggleby had a run-scoring double in the seventh.
Kory Kiro (Goffstown, N.H.) took the tough-luck loss (1-3), allowing three earned runs over seven solid innings, striking out eight and walking one.
Every Hornet in the lineup registered one hit as Lyndon scored single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings. Zach Maerder and Shawn Lonardelli also knocked in single runs, while Josh Fletcher doubled.
Jordan Barnes earned the win (1-0), going seven innings, allowing two runs on eight hits, striking out five and walking two.
In the nightcap, the Hornets trailed 4-3 after six, but rallied with 11 runs on nine hits in the top of the seventh on the way to the 14-5 win.
Ben Clark went 4 for 5 with two doubles and knocked in two for Lyndon, while Stetson Hicks doubled, tripled and knocked in three, and Matthew Picard had two doubles and knocked in three more.
Zach Cantor (Windham, Maine) led DWC with two hits including a triple, while Duggleby, Charles Manning (Riverside, R.I.), and Tyler Calkin (Hollis, N.H.) knocked in single runs.
Shane O'Donnell-Leach earned the win (1-2) going six-plus innings, allowing five runs on seven hits, striking out four and walking three.
Michaud (1-5) took the loss.
The teams traded runs in the first and Lyndon pushed ahead 3-1 in the fourth on a Picard two-run double.
The Eagles tied it with two unearned runs aided by two errors in the bottom of the frame and took a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the sixth on a Calkin single that scored Plansky.
Lyndon broke it open in the seventh as a base-clearing triple from Hicks and a two-run double from Clark provided the biggest blows.
The Eagles return to action Wednesday hosting Anna Maria College at 3:30 p.m.