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Bucs fall in extras to Radford, 9-8
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
RADFORD, Va. (April 27, 2010) - Radford got a walk-off single by Cory Turner in the tenth as the ETSU baseball team fell in extra innings to the Highlanders 9-8 Tuesday afternoon at Dedmon Center Park in Radford, Va.
Buccaneer reliever Bo Burton (
Jason Patten earned the win for the Highlanders (21-19, 8-7 Big South) after 2.0 innings of work to improve to 4-2 on the year.
ETSU was led offensively by First baseman Paul Hoilman (
Hoilman gave the Bucs a 1-0 lead in the top of the first as he singled in Matthew Scruggs (
Radford answered in the bottom half scoring two runs on a Matt Hillsinger RBI single and a Raphael Turner RBI double to take a 2-1 lead.
The Buccaneers roared back in the second to take a 6-2 lead scoring five runs on three hits highlighted by a two-run home run by Reeder. The home run was Reeder's 12th of the season.
Brett Mollenhauer cut into the ETSU lead in the bottom of the second driving in a run on a sac fly to center to make the score 6-3.
In the third, after a leadoff single and stolen base by left fielder Chas Byrne (
RU cut the lead to 7-4 in the bottom of the fourth as Alex Guerra came around to score on a Carl Travers single.
The ETSU lead was cut to 7-5 in the fifth as Hillsinger singled in Reggie Keen.
The Highlanders added a run in the sixth as Rick Hoogstraten scored on a ball hit to second by Mollenhauer to bring the score to 7-6.
Radford regained the lead in eighth as the Highlanders score two runs on a RBI single by Travers and a Buccaneer wild pitch to go ahead 8-7.
Freshman Kerry Doane (
In the bottom of the tenth, Cory Turner drove a pinch hit single into left scoring Guerra to make the final 9-8 Highlanders.
The Bucs are back in action tomorrow at 7 p.m. as they host Tennessee Tech. Please visit www.ETSUBucs.com for more information on ETSU baseball and all other Buccaneer athletic news.
Radford 9, ETSU 8 (10 innings)(April 27, 2010 at
RU................. 210 111 020 1 - 9 12 0 (21-19, 8-7 Big South)
RU - Paul DeVito; Brad Wimmer (2); Derrick Brewer (5); Abram Williams (8); Jason Patten (9)
HR - ETSU - Bo Reeder (12)