|Colby-Sawyer College||Thomas College|
WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College baseball team spilt the first doubleheader of a four-game North Atlantic Conference (NAC) series against Colby-Sawyer on Saturday afternoon at H. Allen Ryan Field, dropping game one 8-0 and walking off on in game two, 6-5, on a three-run homerun by Grant Gorbett (Manchester, N.H.).
After today’s games, The Terriers now sit at 5-31-1 (5-17 NAC) on the year while the Chargers remain in the third spot in the NAC at 19-15 (11-9 NAC).
Colby-Sawyer 8, Thomas 0
The Chargers opened the scoring in the top half of the second inning as Doug Avellino singled to left, scoring Andrew Pratt. They increased their lead in the next frame as a squeeze bunt from Tim Donovan allowed Justin Devoid to come in for an early 2-0 advantage.
Colby-Sawyer kept the bats alive in the fifth inning as Devoid reached on an error. Brendan Thurber followed with a two-run homerun to left field to make it 4-0.
Four more runs were added in the sixth on RBI singles from Avellino and Tim Unczur. Frongillo finished the scoring with his two-run homerun to left field, ending at 8-0.
Chris Mitchell Jr. silenced the Terrier offense with seven innings pitched, two hits, and no runs to move his record to 6-2.
Brandon Hubbard (New Gloucester, Maine) shouldered the loss for Thomas in five innings of work, eight hits, and five runs (four earned). Ryan Jurgiewich (Medway, Maine) threw an inning in relief allowing three runs. Trevor Hinson (Whittier, Cal.) threw the final inning with a 1-2-3 outing.