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Dowagiac baseball swept by Shamrocks

Published 4:58pm Sunday, April 20, 2014

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Dowagiac baseball team tasted defeat for the first time this season as host Berrien Springs swept a Wolverine Conference West Division doubleheader Friday night.

The Chieftains dropped the opener 6-3 after committing seven errors.

Dowagiac led 5-0 in the nightcap before the Shamrocks rallied for a 9-7 win.

Austin Broda homered for the Chieftains, who also got doubles from Matt Smith and Zach Williams in the opening game.

Aubrey Huston, Williams and Broda all doubled in the nightcap.

Dowagiac is now 3-2 overall and 0-2 in the West Division.


First game

Dowagiac                    030     000     0 – 3 3 7

Berrien                       410     001     x – 6 6 0

Brody Froelich (L); Kyle Rago (W)

2B: Matt Smith (D), Zach Williams (D)

HR: Austin Broda (D)


Second game

Dowagiac                    500     020     0 – 7 8 4

Berrien                       205     020     x – 9 5 1

Daquan Brooks (L); Brant Rago, Brian Shembarger (W, 1)

2B: Aubrey Houston (D), Zach Williams (D), Austin Broda (D), Rago (B), Carl Steinhauser (B)

HR: Jake Wold (B)


Varsity records: Dowagiac 4-2, 0-2 West; Berrien Springs 7-3, 2-0 West

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