LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: King’s Baseball Beats Wilkes
King’s baseball beat Wilkes, 9-3, behind the arm of freshman Colby Toth and run support by the Monarchs. Toth allowed no runs and just three hits in the first seven innings. In the eighth, Jacob Lupas recorded the save.
The Monarchs were dominant at the plate, recording 15 hits. Dan Hartson had two hits, his first career home run and four RBIs on the day. Matt Dobeck tallied four hits, Tyler Reynolds and Mike Armstrong each had two hits for the Monarchs.
Jack Fischer and Michael Patrizio each recorded an RBI, while Brady Wing scored on a wild pitch for the Colonels.
King’s and Wilkes will wrap up the series on Saturday afternoon in Kingston with a doubleheader from Artillery Park starting at 1 p.m.
PSU Wilkes-Barre 14, PSU Scranton 1
At Hilldale Park, Tanner Williams had two hits, including a home run, to lead PSU Wilkes-Barre to a 14-1 win over PSU Scranton. Williams also added three RBIs and three runs scored.
Jordan Choman pitched the first three innings and gave up just one unearned run. Zach Sott had one hit, one stolen base and scored three runs for Wilkes-Barre (6-2 PSUAC).
At the Shangraw Complex, Misericordia swept a doubleheader against Lycoming on Thursday.
In Game 1, Misericordia won, 4-3, behind Brooke Moyle’s effort in the circle and at the plate. Moyle pitched a complete game, granting four hits and fanning three batters to improve her record to 7-5 on the season. In the batter’s box, Moyle tallied two hits and two RBIs. Amanda Butera and Maddie Holub each had two hits for the Cougars.
Lycoming rallied with a throwing error and a single to start the final inning. A sacrifice fly brought in a run. The Warriors’ hopes eventually vanished, ending the game on a double-play.
In Game 2, the Cougars won 6-1 behind Miranda Bohn’s 10th victory of the season. In the circle, Bohn went the distance while scattering nine hits and struck out seven.
Bohn drove in two runs; Moyle and Ciara Delong each had two hits in the nightcap.
The Cougars have improved to 21-9 and will travel to Manhattanville for a doubleheader on Saturday.
Wilkes’ Andrew Finke had six birdies for a 72 round to lead the Colonels to a 340-391 victory over Misricordia on Thursday at Hunstville.
Corey Cowitch had an 82, and Nathan Hunter had an 84 for the Colonels.
Johnny Plouffe led all Misericordia finishers with an 83.