Tuesday, May 8, 2018
EASTERN GATEWAY GATORS END CHARTER BASEBALL CAMPAIGN WITH DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP OF EDISON COMMUNITY COLLEGE; EGCC WINS OPENER, 5-4 & NIGHTCAP, 5-2
PIQUA – The Eastern Gateway Gators closed their charter baseball campaign with a doubleheader sweep of Edison Community College, winning the opener 5-4 and then capturing the nightcap 5-2 at Edison Field.
With the sweep, the Gators finished their charter season as a sport with a 12-17 mark, breaking an 11-game losing streak in the process.
In the opener, Kyle Campbell (3-5) tossed a complete game, striking out four while scattering nine hits.
Mark Herron had a double and three runs batted while Hayden Kristophel added a two-run single to pace EGCC offensively.
In the nightcap, Dakota Bingham (3-3) also went the route, allowing seven hits while striking out seven Chargers batters.
Gators infielder Kevin Sierra Tirado went “4 for 4” with a double and two r.b.i.’s with Doug Painter’s lacing two safeties and accounting for the other three runs batted in.