West Florida Rebounds With Impressive Victory

first_img April 15, 2007 Box Score  HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – After only getting seven hits and allowing 12 hits in an upsetting loss at the hand of Alabama-Huntsville (18-24, 2-9 GSC) yesterday, the West Florida (32-13, 8-6 GSC) bats came to life pounding out 11 hits and Brett McCullough (Cantonment, Fla./ Lipscomb University) went the distance on the mound as the Argonauts were victorious in the first game of Sunday’s double header, 7-2, at Joe Davis Staidum in Huntsville, Ala.Similar to Saturday, West Florida opened the game scoring early with a two-run first inning. However, unlike yesterday the Argonauts never relinquish the lead. Peter Antoske (Olmsted Township, Ohio/ St. Edwards HS) lead off the game with a single to right field and Jason Kohl (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/ Pensacola Junior College) followed with a single back up the middle. Although, Antoske would be thrown out at home on an attempted double steal, Justin Wood (Pensacola, Fla./ West Florida HS) would drive in Kohl with an RBI single and Logan Hundley (Gulf Breeze, Fla./ Jefferson Davis CC) would knock in Clay Wallace (Bay Minette, Ala./ Faulkner State CC), who reach on a field error, with a double to right field.The Chargers would cut the Argonauts lead in half with an unearned run in the fifth inning. With two outs and two runners on base an Argonauts fielding error allowed the first Charger run of the game to score.West Florida responded with one run in each of the next two innings. In the sixth a Wallace double to right center scored Kohl from second and in the seventh the Argonauts were able to manufacture a run on a Daniel Jones (Wetumpka, Ala./ Gulf Coast CC) sacrifice bunt and a Kyle DeBos (Panama City, Fla./ Gulf Coast CC) sacrifice fly to center.West Florida added three insurance run in the ninth inning to secure the victory. Jones singled and DeBos walked to lead off the inning. Kohl would drive in Jones on a sacrifice fly and Wallace drove in the final two runs in the top of the ninth with a single to center.Alabama-Huntsville scored their second run of the game in the bottom half of the ninth on another West Florida error, but it was not enough as the Argonauts held on for the five-run victory.McCullough (7-1) tossed a complete game allowing only two run both of which were unearned. The Argonauts senior gave up only seven hits, struck out four batters and walked only two.The Argonauts and Chargers will conclude their three-game series with the second game in Sunday’s double header scheduled to start 30 minutes after game two’s competitionPrint Friendly Version Share West Florida Rebounds With Impressive Victorylast_img

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