Cass Takes Two From Apaches

The Wabash baseball team suffered a pair of losses to Lewis Cass Saturday. Cass come from behind to beat the Apaches 6-5 in game one, then did the same in a rain shortened 5 inning game two 7-5.

Cass was up 2-0 in game one when the Apaches exploded in the fourth inning for five runs, aided by a grand slam from Shea Beauchamp. Cass answered with four runs in the fifth and then held on for the 6-5 win.

Roger Davis took the loss on the mound, going all seven innings, giving up seven hits, six runs, walking four and striking out two.

Isiah Smith, Andrew Shepherd, Nate Price and Landon Cole all had hits. Shea Beauchamp was 3 for 4 with a grand slam and 4 rbi’s.

In game two the Apaches struck first. In the bottom of the first Landon Cole and Nate Price drew walks and were followed by a bunt single from Andrew Shepherd to load the bases. Shea Beauchamp then singled home two, but some base running mistakes caused two run downs on the same play, both outs.

Cass tied the game in the top of the second when light rain started. The Apaches would strike back in the third. With Beauchamp and McHaney on, Colt Bayliss singled home Beauchamp to make it 3-2, then Roger Davis singled home McHaney and Bayliss, making it 5-2.

Cass would rally in the fourth. With a single and two walks the bases were loaded with one out. On a ground ball the Apaches went for the double play, giving up two runs and getting one out. Wabash led 5-4 after four.

In the top of the fifth, Cass put two runners on by walks and then tripled them both home to take the 6-5 lead heading to the bottom of the fifth. With one out, Justin Holley and Roger Davis drew walks, but the Apaches could not get them around and stranded both.

The umpires called the game after the fifth because of rain.

Jordan Floor took the loss, pitching five innings, giving up ten hits, seven runs(6E), walking five and striking out five.

Thomas McHaney, Roger Davis, Andrew Shepherd and Colt Bayliss each had a hit. Shea Beauchamp collected two hits. was at game two and put the camera up when the rain started.

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