Baseball Badgers Sweep Doubleheader

Ben Gerrety, Staff Writer

The Badgers baseball team swept the Kentucky State Thorobreds in a doubleheader at Stan Galle Field, March 25, defeating KSU 9-4 following with a 6-0 shutout. 

In game one, the Badgers had four players with multiple hits. Ethan Valdez, Bryce Anderson, Norris McClure and Gage Ragona had two hits apiece. Ragona led the Badgers with two RBI’s. Kai St. Germaine pitched six innings with four strikeouts and one earned run. Jackson Short came in to close out the first game. Short pitched three innings with three strikeouts and two earned runs. On the basepaths Parker Serio led the Badgers with three stolen bases. The Badgers won game one with St. Germaine obtaining the win and Short making the save. St. Germaine picked up his third win of the season only having two losses. 

In game two, the Badgers were able to shut the Thorobreds out, allowing only one hit. Evan Langston was the only Badger to pitch in game two. He pitched seven innings having only allowed one run. On top of that, Langston only had 55 pitches in seven innings of play. In terms of batting, Seth Williams led the Badgers with two RBI’s on a two run double down the right field line. Luke Sweeney also hit a double for the Badgers knocking in one run. 

The Badgers baseball team has an overall record of 15-12 and a SIAC record of 13-4. In the SIAC conference rankings, Spring Hill College sits in third behind second place Savannah State and first place Albany State. 

The Badgers are currently on a three game winning streak. The next baseball game will be held April 1 at Stan Galle Field in a doubleheader against Lane. 

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