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Baseball Downs Davenport 13-6 To Take Series

Baseball Downs Davenport 13-6 To Take Series

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT

SCORES: Northwood Timberwolves 13, Davenport Panthers 6

RECORDS: Northwood (19-8, 10-6 GLIAC), Davenport (16-12, 9-7 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Gerace Stadium – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood baseball earns 13-6 win over Davenport to take three of four in the series Saturday (April 25). 

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Panthers wasted no time in the top of the first inning, adding two runs to take the early lead.
  • Northwood got two back in the bottom of the inning. A two-run single from Rhett Evans down the left field line scored Matt Magno and Cole Brooks to even the score at 2-2.
  • DU capitalized on three NU errors in the top of the second, adding three more runs and putting the score at 5-5.
  • The Timberwolves responded with a huge second inning, beginning with a David Jeffers RBI single that drove home Logan Briggs
  • Brooks added a two-run single through the left side to bring home Jacob Rybicki and Michael Karam.
  • Magno added another RBI single to right field to plate Jeffers.
  • An Evans RBI groundout scored Brooks to cap the scoring in the inning, giving the Timberwolves a 7-5 lead.
  • Northwood added one more run in the bottom of the third as Showers scored on a fielder's choice to extend the Northwood lead.
  • A Karam three-run homerun pushed the NU advantage to 11-5 in the fifth inning.
  • Showers put the score at 12-5 in the sixth, driving home Evans with an RBI single.
  • An RBI single to left field from Connor Kin plated Magno, making it a 13-5 NU lead.
  • The Panthers added a run in the top of the ninth, but it wasn't enough as The Timberwolves earned the 13-6 win.

GAME STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors: Northwood 13/15/4, Davenport 6/9/1
  • Runners left on base: Northwood 7, Davenport 7
  • Winning Pitcher – Drew Schultz (3-1): 5 IP, 7 H, 5 R (4 ER), 2 BB, 4 K
  • Losing Pitcher – Ricky Clark (1-1): 1.2 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 2 BB, 1 K
  • Save – Jake Jekielek (2): 4 IP, 2 H, R, BB, 3 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Brooks: 3-5, 2 RBI, 2 R
  • Karam: 1-3, 4 RBI, 2 R
  • Magno: 3-5, RBI, 2 R
  • Showers: 2-3, RBI, 2 R
  • Briggs: 2-3, 2 R
  • Evans: 3 RBI, R

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will travel to Saginaw Valley for a four game series, starting Friday (April 30). First pitch is set for 3:05 p.m.