The Sport Effect

Laverty gets 200th win, baseball takes series from Cal Lutheran

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Head coach Scott Laverty won his 2 hundredth sport at Chapman and the Chapman College baseball workforce took the collection from Cal Lutheran with a doubleheader break up. The Panthers won 9-4 in the early sport in advance of falling eighteen-12 in the next sport.

The Panthers scored 20-in addition runs above the two game titles as the offenses caught fireplace on Saturday. With the break up, Laverty improved to two hundred-88 in his eight decades at Chapman. The 2019 Nationwide Mentor of the Yr has won 69 per cent of his game titles considering the fact that getting above the Panther program and fifty nine per cent of the game titles in his 22 decades as a head coach.

Video game one – W, 9-4

Junior Cooper Foard put on a clinic in the very first sport of the doubleheader, driving in six runs although going two-for-4. Foard strike a a few-run homer in the third, a two-run one in the sixth and a sacrifice fly in the eighth for the vocation-substantial output. He also caught a runner hoping to steal.

Senior Riley Glenn went seven potent innings on the mound to select up the get. He struck out two and allowed a few runs on six hits. Freshman Turner White closed out the closing two innings.

Junior Brad Shimabuku went 4-for-5 with a few runs scored and an RBI although sophomore Kai Osaka went three-for-5 with a run scored.

The Panthers gave Glenn some instant run help with senior Mack Cheli hitting a sacrifice fly in the very first for a one- lead. In the sixth, Shimabuku doubled in a run to increase to Foard’s two-run one in the inning as the Panthers constructed a 7- lead.

A couple of property runs from Jalen Parks gave Cal Lutheran all 4 of their runs but Chapman extra two a lot more late runs for the collection-clinching get.

Video game two – L, eighteen-12

The Panthers endured their very first loss of the year in sport two in a wild eighteen-12 loss that observed the teams combine for 37 hits. The Kingsmen arrived out swinging and did not permit up as they scored at minimum a run in every body.

The Panthers ended up down 7-one immediately after 4 innings and put jointly an unbelievable comeback in the fifth. Chapman plated eight runs to consider a 9-7 lead in the best half of the inning but Cal Lutheran countered with five in the bottom half to retake the lead – 12-9.

Both equally teams ongoing to score in just about every of the next a few innings but Cal Lutheran pulled absent for the get.

Sophomore Davis Mieliwocki strike his very first vocation property run although Shimabuku picked up a few a lot more hits. Cheli also went three-for-5 and drove in a few runs. Senior Trevor Marrs also had a a few-strike sport.

The Panthers consider on La Verne next week in a a few-sport collection. The very first two will be performed at La Verne on Saturday with the finale on Sunday at Hart Park.


By Steven Olveda
Sports Data Director

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