ORANGE, Calif. – Chapman returned dwelling for a doubleheader versus 15th rated Cal Lutheran, soon after losing the very first game of the a few-game series on Friday. The Panthers dropped the very first game of the day, but they managed to stay clear of the series sweep behind a phenomenal pitching functionality from Cody Turner, and a few RBIs from Kevin Gregersen.
Recreation one – L, eight-3
The Panthers wasted no time obtaining on the scoreboard, leaping out to a two- guide in the very first inning behind RBIs from Gregersen and Henry Zeisler.
Starting up pitcher Riley Glenn fought as a result of issues early, holding the Kingsmen scoreless for the very first 4 innings. But Cal Lutheran turned it all-around in the fifth, putting up 4 runs. Tanner Wright drove in Cal Lutheran’s very first operate of the game, then Ryan Probst followed it up with a bases clearing triple which gave the Kingsmen their very first guide of the game.
The Panthers ended up in a position to respond to proper back, when Drew Littwin led off the bottom of the fifth with a solitary. Kevin Gregersen laid down a bunt to advance him, but an errant toss permitted Littwin to rating all the way from very first to minimize the deficit to four-3.
In the major of the sixth, Tanner Wright ongoing his effective game for the Kingsmen with a two RBI double to lengthen the Cal Lutheran guide to 6-3. The Kingsmen added another two runs in the ninth inning.
Despite possibilities, the Panthers ended up unable to rating about the closing 4 innings, providing Cal Lutheran the victory in the game and the series.
Recreation two – W, 6-3
The Panthers struck very first once again, this time on an RBI solitary from Joe Jimenez, which gave the Panthers a one- very first inning guide. Gregersen expanded the guide to two- in the third with a double down the proper field line that scored Brad Shimabuku.
In the fourth inning, the Kingsmen set jointly a rally and scored 2 times to even the rating at two. It was quick lived, as in the bottom of the fifth, Gregersen ongoing his sizzling day with an RBI solitary to set Chapman back on major 3-two.
The Kingsmens’ Daniel Parr led off the major of the seventh with a triple, then was pushed in by Joseph Scalzo to tie the game at 3. But once again, it was Kevin Gregersen who broke the tie, this time with a triple down the proper field line to set the Panthers back in entrance for superior.
In the bottom of the eighth, Aaron Wong belted a two RBI solitary to give the Panthers a a few-operate guide heading into the ninth.
Cody Turner pitched a gem for the Panthers, putting out ten Kingsmen about 8 innings, in advance of turning the ball about to Wyatt Thompson to shut out the victory and deliver Chapman back to .500 in SCIAC participate in.
This marks the start out of a extensive homestand for the Panthers, who will participate in their following 9 online games at Hart Park. Their following game will be March four at two:thirty p.m. when they take on Westcliffe in an exhibition game.
by Phil Wood
Athletics Data Assistant
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