April 22, 2013

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Oregon State outlasts Seattle in 14 innings

High Point nips UNCA, Siena blanks Niagara, Morehead State wins


In Bellevue, Wash., Danny Hayes (right) scored on an infield single by Jake Rodriguez in the top of the 14th as sixth-ranked Oregon State outlasted Seattle 4-3 Monday at Bannerwood Park. Hayes (2 for 6, 2 R, 2 RBI) had a one-out double and moved to third on a groundout before Rodriguez reached on a grounder in the hole at short to plate the game-winner. Hayes had a two-run homer in the second, while Tyler Smith went 3 for 6 with a triple and one run for the Beavers (31-8). Scott Schultz (2-1, 7.1 IP, 2 H, 3 K) earned the win. Cash McGuire and Nate Roberts both had two hits for the Redhawks (15-24).


High Point 7, UNC Asheville 6

In Asheville, N.C., Josh Spano capped a three-run ninth by scoring the go-ahead run on a wild pitch as High Point completed a three-game Big South sweep of UNC Asheville. Sean Townsley (4-2, 2.1 IP, 3 K) retired the side in order in the bottom of the ninth to earn the victory. The Panthers (9-6, 22-20) led 3-1 after six before the Bulldogs (2-13, 13-29) put up five in the seventh for a 7-3 advantage. HPU answered with one in the eighth before the ninth-inning outburst. Stephen Wytiaz went 2 for 3 with a double, one run and one RBI for the Panthers. Tommy Houmard (3 for 5, R, RBI), Kyle Towles (1 for 4, 2 R) and Phillip Treadway (2 for 4, 2B, RBI) led the offense for UNCA.


Siena 10, Niagara 0

In Niagara Falls, N.Y., Ed Lewicki hurled a shutout as Siena completed a three-game sweep of Niagara to move into a first-place tie in the MAAC. Lewicki (3-1) allowed eight hits and two walks while striking out four. The Saints (9-3, 17-21) scored in five of the first seven innings. John Rooney went 4 for 5 with a double and three RBI, while Mike Fish (3 for 5, 2B, 3B, 4 R, 2 RBI) was a homer short of the cycle. Kevin Paulsen had two hits for the Purple Eagles (7-8, 12-27). Siena has won nine straight, the fourth-longest active streak in the nation. The Saints trail North Carolina and NC State at 14 and USF at 12.


Morehead State 15, St. Catharine 3

In Morehead, Ky., Taylor Sears drove in four as Morehead State thumped St. Catharine. The Eagles (13-28) scored in each of their final six at-bats, including five in the fourth. Trey Gross (3 for 4, 3 R, 2 RBI) homered, while Nick Duff (2 for 2, 3 BB, 3 R, 2 RBI) had two doubles for Morehead State. Tyler Keele (3-5, 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 5 BB, 1 K) picked up the win. Tyler Mischel (1 for 4) had a two-run homer in the sixth for the Patriots (36-19).


(photo by Ethan Erickson)