KCC baseball headed for tripleheader

KCC baseball headed for tripleheader

Sunday, 14 April 2019 05:21 Metro Sports Report 

 Carter Lawler

The Kirkwood baseball team is headed for a tripleheader on Monday.

The Eagles defeated DMACC, 5-3, in the first game of their doubleheader Saturday at Kirkwood, but the second game was suspended in the bottom of the 10th inning with the score knotted at 11-11.

Kirkwood and DMACC will finish the suspended game on Monday, prior to their next  ICCAC conference twinbill in Cedar Rapids.

Kirkwood scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning of the opener to erase a 3-2 deficit and held on for the 5-3 victory. Carter Lawler (3-3) pitched five innings for the win, allowing three runs on seven hits. Austin Krob got the final four outs for his second save.

Jamarion Loston scored twice for Kirkwood in the triumph. Taylor Jackson and Brennan Brister had RBIs.

Kirkwood is 21-11 overall and 8-5 in the conference. DMACC is 22-11 and 10-3 in the league.

DMACC      101 010 0 - 3 8 x
Kirkwood   200 030 x - 5 6 0

Lawler, Frese (6), Krob (6) and Thompson. W - Lawler (3-3). S - Krob. RBI - Jackson, Brister. SF - Brister. SB - Usher, Vaske.

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