Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
LWC Baseball tops Cumberlands, 5-2 in 1st game of Series
Today, LWC Baseball hosts Cumberlands (KY) at Egnew Park, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY, at 1pmCT, with "if necessary" game to follow.
Click on headline for complete story
By Charles Balcom
COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson baseball team topped Cumberlands (KY) by a 5-2 margin on Thursday night to open the three-game Mid-South Conference Tournament Opening Round series at Egnew Park.
The second-seeded Blue Raiders (34-20) got a complete-game performance from senior Scott Sebald for the second weekend in a row to help top the seventh-seeded Patriots (33-22).
Lindsey Wilson now just needs one win on Friday against Cumberlands to advance to the MSC Tournament final site in Bowling Green next weekend. The Blue Raiders opened the scoring in the bottom of the first with a timely two-out hit from Jan Carlos Ortz.
Brandon Munoz led off the inning with an infield single, and later moved to second on a stolen base. Austin Atwell followed with a two-out walk and Ortiz chased both runs home on a triple to the gap in right-center to give Lindsey Wilson an early 2-0 lead.
Cumberlands cut the lead in half in the top of the second with a pair of doubles, but the Blue Raiders extended their lead back to two runs after Munoz put down a sacrifice bunt squeeze play that allowed Ryan Harper to score from third.
The Patriots again trimmed the lead to one after Zach McRoberts led off the third with a solo home run. Cumberlands had runners on the corners later in the inning, but the Blue Raiders got out of the jam with a 5-4-3 double play.
After a scoreless fourth, Lindsey Wilson pushed their lead back to two runs thanks to the hustle of Edgar Lebron. Lebron ran out a popped up ball to shallow centerfield, which dropped between three Patriot fielders, allowing Lebron to reach second. He then tagged and took third on a fly out and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Atwell to make it a 4-2 lead.
The sixth and seventh innings went by scoreless due in large part to Sebald retiring a string of nine-straight batters from the fifth through the eighth before finally giving up a one-out single. Cumberlands proceeded to load the bases on back-to-back singles and a fielding error later in the eighth, but the senior lefthander struck out the next two batters to get out of the jam.
Lindsey Wilson tacked on an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth and Sebald capped off the ninth with a 1-2-3 inning to secure the 5-2 win for the Blue Raiders.
Sebald (8-3) scattered eight hits while allowing the two earned runs with eight strikeouts. Cumberlands' Noah Gapp (7-4) took the loss giving up four runs, three earned, on seven hits with two walks and four strikeouts.
Atwell went 2-for-2 at the plate while five other Blue Raiders had one hit each.
Charles Balcom is Assistant Sports Information Director at Lindsey Wilson College
This story was posted on 2016-04-29 05:30:16
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
Welcome Back, Lindsey Wilson College Students!!!
Columbia/Adair County has missed you. You've come home to a warm, welcoming community for your Fall Semester. The community wishes you the greatest Success. We hope you'll find a college hometown as wonderful as the one you left. (Suggestion homework this weekend recommended by JIM: Encore Classic: Gordon Crump - 'How I discovered Columbia . . . ')
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic Lindsey Wilson College:
2016 LWC Honors Convocation recognizes 51 individuals
LWC Students win 2nd prize, $5,000 in Idea State U competition
LWC community honors employees for milestone service
LWC women's basketball moves up to 15th NAIA poll
CUMC Women's club supports LWC international students
Chautauqua events at LWC spotlight state's progressive voices
Student-athletes earn MSC Cheerleading Academic honors
Latino Voice of Appalachia at LWC March 3rd, 5th
LWC History students visit Abbey of Gethsemani
Junior A.J. Robinson wins 2016 'Lindsey Wilson Idol'
View even more articles in topic Lindsey Wilson College
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
Columbia in the Movies
from the archives of
Click for Stories
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.