Dowagiac baseball swept by ShamrocksPublished 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.
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)
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