Eddies win one
Published 12:30 am Friday, April 25, 2003
The Brandywine baseball team picked up its first win of the year in a Lakeland Conference doubleheader Tuesday at Edwardsburg.
The Bobcats won the opener 3-2 but could not complete the sweep and suffered a 13-8 loss in the second game.
Kory Bridges earned the pitching victory for Brandywine, which is now 1-11 on the year. Zach Bennett took the loss in the nightcap.
Casey Udell and Bridges each doubled in the first game as did Edwardsburg's Zach Rooney. Rooney also took the pitching loss in the opening game.
Billy Syrette hit a triple and Matt Wieger hit a double for Brandywine in the second game.
Anthony Peak earned the pitching victory for the Eddies. Nate Peak, Jesse Johnson and Ben Horton each hit a double in the second game for Edwardsburg, which is 8-5 on the season.
Brandywine travels to Bridgman Thursday night for a non-conference contest.
Brandywine 012 000 0--3 8 2
Edwardsburg 000 020 0--2 8 2
Kory Bridges (W) and Aaron Holy; Zach Rooney (L) and Nate Peak.
2B: Casey Udell (B), Bridges (B), Rooney (E)
Brandywine 000 224 0--8 14 3
Edwardsburg 207 310 x--13 14 2
Anthony Peak (W), Nate Peak (6) and Scott Mellen; Zach Bennett (L), Tim Douglass (3) and Aaron Holy.
3B: Billy Syrette (B)
2B: Nate Peak (E), Jesse Johnson (E), Ben Horton (E), Matt Wieger (B)
Team records: Brandywine 1-11, Edwardsburg 8-5
The Niles baseball team remained undefeated with a pair of non-conference wins Wednesday afternoon at Edwardsburg.
The Vikings, now 5-0, earned victories of 14-1 and 10-5 over the host Eddies which are 6-3 on the year.
Ryne Dowling earned his first pitching victory of the season for Niles in the first game.
He tossed a five-inning two-hitter while Jesse Johnson took the loss for Edwardsburg. Ben Horton relieved Johnson in the fourth inning.
Nick Saviano, Kyle Kidwell and Kyle Isabel each doubled for the Vikings in the opener.
Scott Mellen hit a double for Edwardsburg.
In the second game, Niles sophomore Cory Coquillard earned his first win on the mound. He worked the first five innings before Matt Richardson closed the game. The two gave up eight hits.
Jeff Mortimer took the loss on the mound for Edwardsburg. He was relieved in the fourth inning by Brian Bartz. John Kessick hit a home run to lead Niles at the plate in the second game. Casey Hood hit a pair of doubles and Dowling added a double as well.
Niles 036 41--14 10 0
Edwardsburg 000 10--1 2 4
Ryne Dowling (W, 1-0) and Kyle Kidwell; Jesse Johnson (L), Ben Horton (4) and Nate Peak.
2B: Nick Saviano (N), Kyle Kidwell (N), Kyle Isabel (N), Scott Mellen (E)
Niles 213 202 0--10 10 3
Edwardsburg 101 100 2--5 8 3
Cory Coquillard (W, 1-0), Matt Richardson (6) and Wyatt Hickey; Jeff Mortimer (L), Brian Bartz (4) and Nate Peak.
HR: John Kessick (N)
2B: Casey Hood 2 (N), Dowling (N)