Weatherford Sweeps SCCC Baseball
Brock Kappelmann - February 9, 2022 7:11 am
WEATHERFORD, Tex. – Seward County Community College falls in their opening series at Weatherford College and returns with an 0-4 season record. On Sunday afternoon the Saints fell 5-0 in their first game and fell in game two 11-1. The next day the Saints fell 4-0 in game three, and later fell 8-1 in their final game of the series. Seward County will take on Lamar Community College in their home opener on Saturday, February 12th at 1 PM CT.
Seward County fell behind early and fell to Weatherford 5-0 on Sunday. The Saints had the bases loaded in the top of the first inning but they could not bat them home.
Weatherford College took the lead on a single in the second inning and never gave up the lead.
Mason Martinez started the game with back-to-back strikeouts but received the loss in the starting role from the mound. Martinez went four innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out three.
Weatherford College was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Stark had the most chances in the field with 11. Schneider and Gregg connected for singles in the top of the first, while Baker singled in the third followed by Thomas’s single in the seventh inning.
In the final game on Sunday, February 6th the Saints fell 11-1 as the Coyotes won on a ten-run rule in the sixth inning.
Seward County trailed 7-0 after the fourth inning but the Saints were able to get on the board in the fifth inning with a single by Todd Baffa that scored Javier Gomez from third base. This was the only run scored in the contest as Weatherford added one run in the bottom of the fifth inning and three more runs in the sixth to force a ten-run-rule win, 11-1.
Tristan Curless started on the mound for Seward County but picked up the loss. Curless surrendered seven runs on seven hits over three and a third innings, striking out three.
Todd Baffa led the Saints with two hits in three at-bats and had Seward County’s first RBI of the season. The Saints were perfect in the field with zero errors in the contest. Seward County ended their first day of action with their second loss of the season.
On Monday, February 7th the Saints fell behind in the first inning of their third game against the Coyotes 1-0. Seward County could not get their bats going as they went one-two-three in the second, third, and fourth innings.
Weatherford added to their lead with two more runs in the bottom of the fifth, and one run in the sixth to lead Seward County 4-0.
Dylan Day started on the mound for the Saints and picked up the loss in his starting role. Day allowed five hits and three runs over five innings, striking out five and walking zero.
Jacob Masters led the Saints with two singles from his three at-bats. Seward County fell to 0-3 on the season with one more game against Weatherford.
In the final game of the series, the Saints trailed 1-0 after the third inning. Seward County responded in the top of the fifth inning with an RBI single from Brody Boisvert to score Luke Williams from third base.
After the Saints tied it 1-1 after the top of the fifth the Coyotes responded with five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to take a 6-1 advantage. Seward County was unable to score in the final two innings as Weatherford went on to win 8-1.
Francisco Cardenas picked up the loss from the mound for the Saints. Cardenas surrendered six runs on six hits over four and a third innings, striking out one.
Seward County will have their home opener on Saturday, February 12th as they take on Lamar Community College at 1 PM CT.