Three-run homer doesn’t help lift Bobcats past Edwardsburg
Published 7:09 am Wednesday, April 19, 2006
By By ERIKA PICKLES / Niles Daily Star
NILES - The Brandywine varsity baseball team hosted Edwardsburg Tuesday evening for a pair of Lakeland Conference games.
The Bobcats fell in the first game 8-6, and had a 10-8 lead in the second game, but it was called due to darkness.
In the second inning of the opener, both teams were tied at one. A big third inning lifted the Eddies past the Bobcats as they scored five runs, bringing the score to 6-1.
Brandywine made an attempt to catch up, scoring three runs in the bottom of the fourth, when Cameron Ondresky nailed a three-run homer for the Bobats. However, two runs in the top of the fifth kept Edwardsburg ahead for good. Brandywine was only able to score one run in the fifth and sixth innings.
Jake Harris suffered the loss at the mound, while Taylor Ort picked up the win. DJ Elrod and Cameron Ondresky also pitched for the Bobcats.
Eric Rush added a triple at the plate and also added one RBI for Brandywine, while Ondresky had a double.
In the second game, the Bobcats exploded in the first inning ,scoring an impressive nine runs to take a big lead. The Eddies answered back scoring seven runs in the top of the third, bringing the score to 9-7.
Brandywine scored one last run in the bottom of the second and Edwardsburg scored one in the top of the fourth, but the game was called.
Noah Udell had three hits for Brandywine in the second game. Kevin Curran had two doubles, Matt Wieger also had two hits and Dustin Zimmerman had a solo homerun.
Brandywine is back in action on Saturday when it hosts Dowagiac and Constantine. Game times are set to begin at 10 a.m.
Edwardsburg 015 020 0 -8 9 2
Brandywine 010 311 0- 6 5 4
Jake Harris (LP), Elrod(5); Cameron Ondresky, Taylor Ort (WP), Corey Johnson
2B- Cameron Ondresky(B)
3B- Eric Rush(B)
HR- Cameron Ondresky
Edwardsburg 007 1 8 8 3
Brandywine 910 0 10 11 2
2B- DJ Elrod(B), Justin Ely(B), Noah Udell(B),Kevin Curran(2)(B)William(E),
HR- Dustin Zimmerman(B), Archabault (E)