Game 1 Score: William Peace 3, Dean College 0
Game 2 Score: William Peace 11, Dean College 1
Records: Dean College (1-2-1), William Peace (8-8)
Location: USA Baseball Training Facility, Cary, N.C.
Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM / 5:30 PM
Host William Peace got a standout pitching performance in the opener and then erupted for 11 runs on 12 hits in the nightcap to sweep a non-league baseball doubleheader with Dean College on Monday evening.
GAME 1: William Peace 3, Dean College 0
Bulldog starter Jose Quiroz (Bell Gardens, Calif.) and Pacers hurler Cameron High were locked into a duel with neither team mustering much offense until the sixth inning.
The contest didn't provide much excitement until the bottom of the sixth when Easton Payton led off the frame with a triple to right off of Quiroz. He came around to score on a base hit by Alec Allred.
Kyle Cranmer delivered an RBI triple of his own later on in the inning and then he scored on a sacrifice fly to complete the scoring.
Quiroz (0-1) took the loss for the Bulldogs despite pitching well. He went 5.1 innings, allowing just five hits and striking out three.
Game 2: William Peace 11, Dean College 1
In the nightcap, the Pacers scored four runs in the first and never looked back in their 11-1 victory that got their overall record back to .500.
William Peace added two runs in the third to pushed their advantage out to 6-0 before a Kulcher single to center scored Matt Callahan (Attleboro, Mass.) in the fifth.
The Pacers continued to push runs across getting big blows in the fifth on a two-run double from Aaron George and another two-run, two-bagger from Jake Triado.
Brian Hadden (Newburyport, Mass.) took the loss for the Bulldogs, going 4.2 innings, allowing nine hits and eight runs (five earned) with seven strikeouts.
The Bulldogs are back in action in on Tuesday when they square off against Penn State-Beaver at 12:00 PM.