The Brescia Baseball team squared off in a doubleheader on Tuesday against St. Catharine College at Schadler Field in Kamuf Park.
In game 1, St. Catharine jumped out to a quick lead in the top of the first as Francisco Gonzalez and Adrian Garcia each drove in runs. Both players added RBI's in the third to make the lead 5-0. The Bearcats finally got on the board in the bottom of the third when Third Baseman Alex Hegge (SR, Bellevue, KY) delivered a two run single, but St. Catharine answered back in the fourth with a grand slam by Nick Rosso to make the score 9-2. The Bearcats would get three back in the bottom of the fourth when Left Fielder Daniel Lokesak (JR, Florence, KY) delivered a three run shot for his first homerun of the year. St. Catharine would again have the answer, however, as Ty Broady and Harold Diaz each drove in runs to push the lead to 11-5. The Bearcats were determined not to go away easily however and they rallied for five in the fifth, as First Baseman Christian McHatton (JR, Henderson, KY) and Center Fielder Brady Reese (SO, Villa Hills, KY) each drove in two and Lokesak drove in his fourth run of the game. St. Catharine would get two more back in the sixth on a two run single by Broady pushing the lead to 13-10. The Bearcats would finally grab their first lead of the game in the bottom of the sixth. The Bearcats would send twelve hitters to the plate in the inning scoring eight runs. McHatton, Designated Hitter Aaron King (SO, Waverly, KY), Reese and Catcher Hank Stewart (SR, Cartersville, GA) all drove in runs in the inning to make the score 18-13. St. Catharine would get one more in the top of the seventh, but that was all they could muster as Michael McIntosh (JR, Evansville, IN) slammed the door shut for the 18-14 win.
WP-Shoulders (4-1) LP-McCoy
2B-Bohorquez, Broady, Rosso (SCC) 3B-Hegge, McHatton, Stewart (BU)
HR-Rosso (SCC), Lokesak (BU)
SB-Gonzalez (SCC), Woltermann, King (BU)
Game 2 would be all St. Catharine from the outset, as they pushed three across in the first, two in the second, four in the fourth and fifth and one in the sixth. The Bearcats got two first inning runs, as Shortstop Nate Crocker (SR, Porterville, CA) delivered an RBI triple and later scored on a wild pitch. Crocker would drive in another run in the third and Third Baseman Alex Hegge drove in a run in the fifth, as the Bearcats fell 14-4.
WP-Alvery LP-Cox (0-1)
2B-Jiminez (SCC) 3B-Bohorquez (SCC), Crocker, Lokesak (BU)
SB-Bohorquez 3, Gonzalez (SCC)
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