Maryville takes pair from Truman on Sunday
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Truman Baseball team was swept in a doubleheader by Maryville University on Sunday to wrap up their four-game Great Lakes Valley Conference series.
Game 1: Mason King and Charlie Kreh had singles in the first inning with one out and Brendan Trimble brought in King with a ground out for a 1-0 lead.
The Saints plated three runs in their half of the first, two coming via a home run by Dalton Schumer
Maryville added a pair in the second to lead 5-0.
The first five runners reached and scored, all unearned, in the five-run sixth inning. Maryville sent 11 hitters to the plate.
The first three reached for Truman in their final at bat. Trimble singled and scored, pinch hitter Kory Carter doubled and scored. Zach Spencer had an RBI single and Jake Schneider had a run-scoring double.
Spencer went 2-for-3 in game one.
Game 2: Noah Schrader and Mason King started the game with singles. Schrader came in to score on a ground out from Charlie Kreh but King was stranded at third.
Bryan Clark kept Maryville off the scoreboard until the fifth inning.
Maryville hit three home runs in the fifth with two-run shots by Daniel Covert and Brennan Williams. Louis Niemerg followed Williams' home run with a solo shot to make it 6-1.
The Saints tacked on two more in the sixth on a two-run double from Matt Scheibel.
Charlie Kreh hit his third home run of the season in the eight to cut the lead in half to 8-4.
Covert hit his second HR of the game in the bottom of the eighth and Maryville added a final run for the final score of 11-4.
Schrader went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Kreh drove in all four runs.
WP – Arcentae Stone evened his record to 2-2 with seven innings of work and six strikeouts.
LP – Bryan Clark fell to 2-5 on the year after five innings of work.
Truman will play a split conference series next weekend. The Bulldogs will play at Quincy on Saturday and the Hawks will return the visit on Sunday.