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Baseball Drops 6-5 Contest At Davenport

Michael Karam
Michael Karam

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT

SCORES: Davenport Panthers 6, Northwood Timberwolves 5

RECORDS: Northwood 24-13, 9-8 GLIAC/Davenport 22-11, 9-7 GLIAC

LOCATION: Farmers Insurance Complex – Caledonia, Mich.

RECAP: Baseball drops tight 6-5 contest at Davenport Thursday night (April 18).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood took the early lead in the top of the first on an RBI single by Trevor Polewka to score David Vinsky.
  • Davenport tied the game in bottom of the second with a run for the early advantage.
  • The Timberwolves went back on top in the fourth thanks to a two-run double from Michael Karam that made the score 3-1.
  • The Panthers responded in the bottom of the fifth, scoring four runs to take a 5-3 lead.
  • NU came right back in the sixth with a pair, starting with an RBI single by Vinsky.
  • Colin McClelland tied the game with a sacrifice fly that made the score 5-5.
  • The score remained 5-5 until the eighth when the Panthers plated a run on a groundout to take the lead.
  • Northwood had plenty of chances over the final four innings but left five runners on base.

GAME STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors – Northwood: 5/8/1, Davenport: 6/10/1
  • Runners Left on Base – Northwood: 11, Davenport: 9
  • Winning Pitcher – Pete Zeimis (3-1) 3 IP, H, 2 BB, 4 K
  • Losing Pitcher – Peter Joseph (1-2) 2 1/3 IP, 4 H, R, BB, 3 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Karam: 2-4, 2B, R, 2 RBIs
  • Connor Kin: 2-3, 2 R
  • Vinsky: 1-3, R, RBI, 2 BB
  • McClelland: 1-1, RBI, 3 BB

UP NEXT

  • Northwood and Davenport will play a doubleheader Friday (April 19). Game time is set for 1 p.m.