April 5, 2014
Wolverines fall in 10
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. -- The Grove City College baseball team dropped a 3-2 decision in 10 innings at Presidents' Athletic Conference foe Thomas More Saturday afternoon.
The Saints broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the 10th when Travis Miller doubled in Donovan Hogue.
Grove City forged a 1-1 tie in the top of the second when senior second baseman John Rende (Pittsburgh, Pa./Central Catholic) singled in freshman first baseman Matt Waugaman (Wexford, Pa./North Allegheny).
Waugaman singled in freshman shortstop David Laylock (Pittsburgh, Pa./Pine-Richland) in the sixth inning to put Grove City up 2-1.
Waugaman, junior left fielder Josh Hodges (Johnson City, N.Y./Johnson City) and freshman center fielder Jimmy Palmer (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley) all went 2 for 4. Senior third baseman Matt Corner (Slippery Rock, Pa./Slippery Rock) and freshman catcher Nick Fryer (Medina, Ohio/Medina) both doubled.
Senior pitcher Erick Locker (Canton, Ohio/Lake Center Christian) pitched into the eighth inning for the Wolverines. He allowed two unearned runs in seven innings. Freshman Anthony Marnejon (Columbiana, Ohio/Crestview) pitched 2 1/3 innings of relief and took the setback. Marnejon entered the game with the bases loaded and no outs in the eighth but held Thomas More scoreless.
Grove City (4-12, 2-5 PAC) will face Thomas More (10-8, 6-1) in a conference doubleheader Sunday at noon.
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