Colby-Sawyer 18, Bates 5
BACK-TO-BACK HOMERS IN SEVENTH OPEN FLOOD GATES AS COLBY-SAWYER DOWNS BATES, 18-5
LEWISTON, Maine -- Colby-Sawyer senior CF Tyler Blout (Hopkinton, N.H.) and junior DH Chris Cabe (Wareham, Mass.) hit back-to-back home runs in the top of the seventh inning to break open a 3-3 tie as the Chargers went on to score 14 runs in the final three innings to defeated the Bates College Bobcats, 18-5, here today.
Bates got a fine performance from junior tri-captain Austin Philbin (Clinton, Mass.) in his starting pitching debut for the Bobcats. Philbin pitched six strong innings, striking out three and walking two before tiring in the seventh, when he gave up the two round trippers. The Bobcats (0-9) also got a strong showing at the plate from junior CF Jason Coulie (Manchester, N.H), who was 3-5 with a pair of stolen bases and his first home run of the season and 10th of his career. Sophomore shortstop Christian Galligher (Mont Vernon, N.H.) also had two hits, going 2-4 with a double, two runs scored and a sac fly RBI.
Blout was the Chargers' (6-6) leading hitter on the day, going 4-6 with three RBI, a pair of doubles and his third homer of the season. Cabe was 3-7 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored. Senior SS Ryan Willey (Hopkinton, N.H.) was 3-6 with a double and a game-high five RBI. Junior Jason Frew (Malden, Mass.) struck out seven and walked just one while allowing 10 hits and three earned runs in seven innnings to pick up the win.
Colby-Sawyer 18, Bates 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Colby-Sawyer (6-6) 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 2 7 - 18 19 2 Bates (0-8) 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 - 5 11 5 Batting LOB - CSC, 15. B, 10. 2B - CSC, Tyler Blout 2, Chris Cabe, Ryan Willey, Mark Smith. B, Christian Galligher, Drew Blicharz, Kevin Walsh. HR - CSC, Blout (3), Cabe (2). B, Jason Coulie (1). SF - B, Galligher. HBP - CSC, Chris Lindquist, Smith, George Sylvester (all by Coulie). SB - CSC, Shawn Herlihy, Blout, Smith. B, Coulie 2. Pitching BAT: Austin Philbin, Jason Coulie (7), Andy Stanton (8), James Hanley (9) and Ben Donaldson. CSC: Jason Frew, David Lindberg (8) and George Sylvester. W - Frew (1-1) L - Philbin (0-1) WP - B, Coulie 2, Phibin. CSC, Lindberg. Fielding E - B, Galligher 3, Philbin, Coulie. CSC, Willey, Eric St. Onge. PB - B, Donaldson 2.