Baseball Splits PAC Opener with Grove City

Baseball Splits PAC Opener with Grove City

Bethany, W. Va - The Bethany College baseball team faced Grove City in a PAC double-header, Wednesday afternoon at Bethany Park. The Bison split with the Wolverines to open PAC play.

Game One Overview
Bethany defeated Grove City 8-3.

The Bison struck first in the bottom of the first from a Neil Woods single, scoring Kyle Goodwin. The Wolverines knotted the ball game up at 1-1 in the top of the second inning. The green and white regained the lead in the bottom of the inning, off of a Josh Lonero single, driving in Kevin Roach. The Bison tacked on another run in the bottom of the third from a Tyler Frazee blast over the left field fence. Bethany led 3-1. In the bottom of the fourth the Bison added on three runs with a Brandon Wagner single driving in Ryan Anselmino. Ethan Young sailed a two run shot over the left field fence giving the Bison a 6-1 lead. In the Bottom of the fifth, the Wolverines added on two runs but the Bison answered adding on two of their own. Bethany would win 8-3 in game one.

Game One Leaders
Isaac Wengert (W, 3-0) (5.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K)
Tyler Alworth (1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 K)
Ethan Young (2-4, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 HR)
Ryan Anselmino (1-2, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB)
Kevin Roach (2-3, 2 R)
Josh Lonero (2-3, 1 RBI)

Game Two Overview
Bethany fell 6-5 to Grove City

Bethany got on the scoreboard first in the bottom of the second from a Noah Rady triple that drove in Tyler Frazee. Grove City answered in the top of the third leveled the game at 1-1. The Bison would regain the lead in the bottom half of the inning from a Kyle Goodwin single, scoring Brandon Wagner. The green and white held onto a 2-1 lead until the top of the sixth inning. Grove City would take a 3-2 lead. In the bottom of the sixth the Bison answered knotting the game at 3-3. Bethany would regain the lead again in the bottom of the seventh, taking a 5-3 lead coming from an Ethan Young single and Tyler Alworth getting hit by a pitch. The Bison wouldn't hang on to the lead for long, with the Wolverines taking a 6-5 lead in the eighth inning.

Game Two Leaders
Ken Ryan (5.0 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 K)
Tyler Frazee (2.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K)
Tyler Robbins (L, 0-1)(0.2, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER)
Noah Rady (3-4, 2 RBI)
Ethan Young ( 1 RBI)
Kyle Goodwin (1 RBI)
Brandon Wagner ( 1-3, 2 R, 1 BB)

Bethany 7-1, (1-1 PAC)

Grove City 7-5, (1-1 PAC)

Up Next
The Bethany College Bison travel to Fort Myers, Florida for an eight game road trip. The Bison will the trip up with a double-header against Pitt-Bradford on Sunday, March 17. First pitch is set for 9 am.

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