Herald-Whig

Hannibal-LaGrange swept in doubleheader

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Feb. 2, 2019 12:01 am Updated: Feb. 3, 2019 12:00 am

The Hannibal-LaGrange University baseball team allowed eight runs in the top of the fifth in an 10-8 loss to Dallas Christian College Saturday afternoon.

Dallas Christian College entered the inning trailing 4-2, but took a 10-4 advantage.

The Trojans (2-2) outhit the Crusaders 14-9 but stranded nine men on base. HLGU tried to rally with four runs in the bottom of the sixth but couldn't get any closer.

Edwin Betancourt, Chet Merritt and Alex Roy each had two RBIs for HLGU.

Ecclesia College 12, HLGU 3: Brent Phillips threw a complete game against the Trojans in the first game of the day. HLGU had just seven hits. The Trojans' only runs came in the second, third and sixth innings.

Ecclesia College 12, Hannibal-LaGrange 3

HLGU 011 001 0--3 7 0

Ecclesia College 313 123 X--13 10 0

Bone, Billings, Volmert, Crone, and Huston; Phillips and Carlson

WP­--Phillips. LP--Bone. 2B-- HLGU 0, Ecclesia 2 (Fox, Coy). 3B-- HLGU 2 (Martinez, Miles). HR-- HLGU 0, Ecclesia College 0.

Dallas Christian College 10, Hannibal-LaGrange 8

DCC 110 080 0--10 9 2

HLGU 202 004 0--8 14 4

Davila, Benza, and Croysdale; Vinson, Martis, Burnham, and Lawson.

WP--Davila. LP--Vinson. 2B-- DCC 2 (Patlan 2), HLGU 1 (Miles). 3B-- DCC 0, HLGU 0. HR-- DCC 1 (Benza). HLGU 0.