Baseball Splits with Buccaneers

Baseball Splits with Buccaneers

BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. – After an offensive outburst in game one, runs were tough to come by for the Johnson &  Wales University baseball team. The Wildcats took the opener at Mass Maritime, 14-16, but dropped a 2-0 decision in the nightcap.

Records:
Mass Maritime: 2-7
Johnson & Wales: 6-2

Statistical Leaders:
Colby Greenhalgh (JWU): 1-3, 4 Runs (GM 1)
Retsyn Ootton (JWU): 3-3, 5 RBI (GM 1)
Armani Henderson (JWU): 2-4, 2 RBI (GM 1)

Of Note:
JWU picked up eight runs in the first three innings.

Tim Lombardi drove in Colby Greenhalgh with a double in the second then came around to score, along with Joe Maracic, on a Retsyn Ootton single.

Ootton cleared the bases in the fifth with a bases-loaded triple.

JWU had the bases loaded in the second inning of game two, but couldn't get the tying run across.

Up Next:
JWU plays its home opener Monday against crosstown rival, Rhode Island College, at 3:30 p.m.