Spring 2011 Baseball: King's College (JV)
March 17, 2011
Skylar Gingrich led the Wildcats with five RBIs against Kings
WILKES BARRE, Pa. – Junior Skylar Gingrich (Lititz) had two hits and a team-leading five RBIs to help the Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team sweep King’s College (JV) 4-2 and 14-3 Thursday. Freshman Josh Longsderff (Columbia)and sophomore Ryan Weachock (Pottsville) each added four hits and three RBIs in the wins as the Wildcats improve to 6-1 overall.
In the opener, Penn College jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first. Senior Jared Johnson (Wyalusing) hit a sac fly to score junior Garrett Hornung (Emporium) who reached on a walk. King’s aided the effort with a two-out error to score senior Ethan Boyd (Roaring Spring).
Junior Harrison Myers (Lebanon) was on point shutting down the offense and notching seven strikeouts in the first four innings before a tough fifth allowed the King’s to equalize. The Wildcats came back in the top of the seventh scoring two off a sac fly from junior Matthew King (Southampton) and a single from freshman Cody Buterbaugh (Conestoga). Freshman Jarod Bull notched the win in his two innings of relief giving up only one hit.
In game two, the bats came out as Penn College racked up 14 hits. The team took a quick 4-0 lead in the first with Weachock starting off the offense with an RBI double. King’s scored two in the bottom of the inning and kept it close until the fourth when the Wildcats broke it open scoring ten runs in the last four innings. Gingrich racked up two hits in the game including a bases loaded double in the sixth to score three.
Next, the Wildcats will host Lehigh Carbon Community College on Sat. March 19 for a 2 p.m. doubleheader.