Bates College Sports

Guilford (N.C.) 8, Bates 5

The Bobcats (0-2), after getting rained out of their season opening game, dropped a doubleheader to Guilford College (2-1) in North Carolina. In game one, first-year pitcher Christian Galligher (Mont Vernon, N.H.) gave up seven runs in the third inning and Bates fell behind 8-0. After scoring one run in the fifth, he Bobcats got back into the game in the sixth, loading the bases with none out. Senior tri-captain Chris Snow (Tewksbury, Mass.), making his debut at DH, hit a sacrifice fly to center to score one run, while classmate Dan Chisholm (Westfield, Mass.) doubled in a two more runs. Junior Shirl Penney (Eastport, Maine) then knocked home Chisholm with a single to right, but was stranded at first. First-year reliever Kevin Walsh (Wakefield, Mass.) pitched a solid three innings of relief, allowing three hits and no runs. Chisholm and sophomore centerfielder Austin Philbin (Clinton, Mass.) each had two hits in the game.
 Guilford 8, Bates 5
                            R  H  E
Bates (0-1)     000 014 0 - 5  6  2
Guilford (1-1)  017 000   - 8 11  2

E - B, Coulie, Penney; G, Bowman, Reed.
DP - G, 1.
LOB - B, 5; G, 8.
2B - B, Chisholm; G, Rochelle, Wolfe, Probst.
HR - G, Bowman. 
SH - B, Rollins; G, York.
SF - B, Snow, Rollins.

W - Chambers (1-0), L - Galligher (0-1), SV - Joyce (1).
WP - B, Galligher.
HBP - B - Galligher 3 (Scott, Rochelle, Sakamoto), G - Chambers 2 
(Philbin, Coulie)
Guilford (N.C.) 9, Bates 6

In the second game, the Bobcats struck first on a pair of two-run home runs, by Chisholm in the second and by sophomore leftfielder Jason Coulie (Manchester, N.H.) in the third to give Bates an early 4-0 lead. The Quakers got one run back in the third, but Penney answered with an RBI double in the top of the fourth. Guilford answered with three runs off Snow in the bottom of the fourth to close to 5-4. Snow faced one batter in the fifth before being removed for senior righty Mike Voelker (Coventry, R.I.), and the Quakers responded after the Bobcats' ace was lifted, striking for five runs in the bottom of the fifth. Bates again rallied late when Philbin homered to left to start the seventh, but Guilford retired the rest of the side in order.
Guilford 9, Bates 6

                            R  H  E
Bates (0-2)     022 100 1 - 5  6  2
Guilford (2-1)  001 350 X - 8 11  2

E - B, Chisholm, Hubbard.
LOB - B, 4; G, 8.
2B - B, Bines, Penney; G, Rochelle, Sakamoto, Moore 2.
HR - B, Philbin (1), Coulie (1), Chisholm (1).
SH - G, Probst.

W - Pelletier (1-0), L - Voelker (0-1).
WP - B, Snow
PB - G, Rodriguez.

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