The Brescia Bearcats baseball completed a four game sweep of the Trinity Christian College Trolls on Monday at Schadler Field in Kamuf Park.
In game 1, Jackson Miles (SR, Indianapolis, IN) fired a two hit shutout for his second complete game shutout of the year in as many starts. Miles allowed one walk and struck out four while improving to 2-0 on the year. The Bearcats scored both of their runs in the bottom of the fourth. The first came when Catcher Hank Stewart (SR, Cartersville, GA)'s RBI double scored Shortstop Nate Crocker (SR, Porterville, CA). First Baseman Christian McHatton (JR, Henderson, KY) then drove in pinch runner Josh Wetzel (FR, Metropolis, IL) with an RBI single to make the score 2-0.
WP-Miles (2-0) LP-Wilmsen
In game 2, the Bearcats jumped out to an early lead. In the bottom of the first Third Baseman Alex Hegge (SR, Bellevue, KY)'s two out single scored Left Fielder Daniel Lokesak (JR, Florence, KY) who had reached on a double. In the bottom of the second, the Bearcats added a second run when Right Fielder Nick Woltermann (SO, Fort Thomas, KY) scored from second on a ground out by Second Baseman Vin Barbato (SR, Utica, NY). The Bearcats added their third run in the fourth thanks to a couple of errors by Trinity Christian. The Bearcats added their final two runs of the game in the bottom of the sixth when First Baseman Hank Stewart's two run single scored Shortstop Nate Crocker and Third Baseman Alex Hegge to push the lead to 5-0.
Trinity Christian would push across their only run of the day with two outs in the top of the seventh. Starting Pitcher Christian McHatton went 6 2/3 allowing six hits, 2 walks and a hit batters while striking out seven. Relief Pitcher Michael McIntosh (JR, Evansville, IN) recorded the final out after the tying run stepped to the plate and flew to center.
WP-McHatton (2-0) LP-Van Schouwen SV-McIntosh (1)
2B-Munizzi (TCC), Lokesak, McHatton, Hegge (BU)
SB-Wetzel, Woltermann 2 (BU)
The Bearcats improve to 7-3 on the year. They'll travel to Pulaski, TN on Tuesday for a doubleheader against Martin Methodist University.
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