Saints Go Deep Six Times in Sweep
KSCB News - April 13, 2015 7:12 am
Seward muscled up on Cloud pitching Sunday in Concordia. The Saints used a 30 mile per hour wind blowing out and beat up a pitching staff on the last place in a double header sweep at Cloud. The Saints won 13-10 in eight innings and took game two 11-0 in six innings.
In game one, Cloud continued to struggle defensively allowing three unearned runs the first two innings. Brandon Rix doubled in the first and Brandon Urquizo doubled home a run in the second. Cloud plated a run against starter Brent Bezio in the third. Tony Dorado hit his first homer over the center field wall for a two run shot in the fourth to give the Saints a 5-1 lead. The T-Bird crept closer with two more runs in the fourth to make it 5-3. Dillon Drury lined a home run over the left field wall for his fifth of the season. Cloud scored three runs on four hits in the fifth to make it 7-6 Saints. An Alex White home run to left center gave the Saints a 9-6 lead as White circled the bases for the second time this season. But Cloud scored one in the sixth and after the first two hitters were retired in the seventh, starter Bezio allowed a hit and Galen McSpadden made a pitching change. Cloud plated two runs thanks to a Colton Kooser homer to tie it at 9-9 and send the game to extra innings. Saints scored four runs on two hits and two errors in the eighth. Brent Williams singled home two. Grant Glaze came on in relief for the save retiring all three men he faced. Cloud actually out hit Seward 16-11 but Cloud had four errors and the Saints did not commit an error.
The Saints jumped all over the last place T-Birds in game two for their first four game sweep of the season. The Saints scored two in the first after Alex White and Brandon Urquizo singled and Brent Williams grounded out to score a run and Brandon Rix singled home a run. SCCC added another run in the second as Whitle doubled home Chad Kennedy. Seward blew it open with six unearned runs in the fhird. Kennedy launched a monster home run over the left field wall and Urquizo hit a towering homer to left for his third of the season. Seward added two more in the sixth as Nic Ricigliano hit a no doubter over the wall in left. Thomas Garland (4-1) pitched the shut out.
Sewad has won 13 of the past 14 and is tied for first in the Jayhawk West with Butler and Dodge City at 15-9. Saints are 25-18 overall. Cloud is 16-29 and 8-20 in the Jayhawk West. The Saints host Clarendon Wednesday at 3. The Saints return to Jayhawk West play at Brent Gould Field against Butler Saturday and Sunday at 1 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.