Buchanan sweeps two from Cassopolis
Published 3:06 am Monday, April 28, 2003
Buchanan picked up its first Lakeland Conference victories of the season Friday as it swept a league baseball doubleheader with Cassopolis.
The Bucks, now 5-8 overall and 2-4 in Lakeland play, beat the host Rangers 7-4 and 6-2. Cassopolis is now 0-10 overall and 0-3 in the league.
Brandon Godsey carried the Bucks in the opening game with the complete game pitching victory and a double.
Tim Broussard led Cassopolis at the plate with a triple. Dave Rietveld added a double while Dave Solloway took the pitching loss for the Rangers.
Kyle Tracey earned the pitching victory for Buchanan in the nightcap. P.J. Pollock hit a double to lead the Bucks' hitting attack.
Brent Gadacz took the loss for Cassopolis.
The Bucks return to action today at Bangor.
Buchanan 012 040 0--7 9 4
Cassopolis 000 011 2--4 3 4
Brandon Godsey (W, 3-1) and Justin Helt; Dave Solloway (L), Jeff Lee (6) and Jim DeGraff.
3B: Tim Broussard (C)
2B: Godsey (B), Dave Rietveld (C)
Buchanan 000 005 1--6 9 3
Cassopolis 020 000 0--2 2 3
Kyle Tracey (W, 1-2) and Justin Helt; Brent Gadacz (L), Steve Rietveld (6) and Bryan Hardesty.
2B: P.J. Pollock (B)
Team records: Buchanan 5-8 (2-4 Lakeland), Cassopolis 0-10 (0-3)