Gents split twinbill at Austin College
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Centenary (LA) (14-4)
Austin College (7-18)
3/16/2013 | Sherman, Texas | Attendance: 80
Centenary (LA)22011221091
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Win: Layton Tromba (0-0) 7.061111
Loss: Korn (0-0) 5.168521
Ryan Gasporra (CC) 302210
Tyler Clakley (CC) 422100
Jemari James (CC) 402100
Vaughan (AC) 301000
Appelquist (AC) 211010
Herron (AC) 301000
Leech (AC) 301100
Williams (AC) 101000
Gibson (AC) 301000

SHERMAN, Texas – The Centenary baseball team drew a split today in a doubleheader at Austin College. The Gents (14-5, 8-3 SCAC) claimed the opener 10-1 before dropping the night cap 6-5. AC moves to 8-18 overall and 6-5 in conference.

The two squads conclude the series tomorrow at 1 p.m.

Ryan Gasporra, Tyler Clakley and Jemari James each recorded multi-hit efforts in the first game as Gasporra and Marc Martinez each drove in multiple RBI.

Layton Tromba (3-2) logged the win on the hill for the Gents with his fifth complete-game performance of the season. Tromba logged one strikeout and allowed six hits in the affair.

The Maroon and White jumped out to a 5-0 lead before the Roos plated their only run in the fourth inning.

After Christian Sebastien tallied the sixth, Gent run on a sacrifice fly to plate Clakley, Gasporra and Clakley logged RBI hits to extend the lead to 8-1 in the following frame.

Devin Bench garnered his first hit of the season in the seventh inning with a double to center to score Sebastien. Nic Parrott rounded out Centenary’s tally scooting across the dish on a wild pitch.

The Maroon and White had four hitters record RBI with two-outs.

In the second outing, the Gents took a 5-2 advantage into the bottom of the eighth only to witness the Roos plate four unanswered runs in their last two at-bats.

Centenary walked six batters in the contest with three coming in the final frame. The final two walks pushed the tying and winning run across the plate to ensure the win for AC.

Chase Clarke (3-1) tossed the final 0.2 innings allowing four walks and a hit. Gents’ starter Taylor Henry toed the rubber for 7.2 innings allowing four runs on five hits with two strikeouts and a pair of walks. Paul Arecement pitched 0.1 innings with a hit allowed.

Clakley recorded two of Centenary’s four hits in the outing while driving in a run. Martinez added a pair of RBI with Craig Littleman and James each tallied a RBI as well.

Clakley finished the twinbill with four hits to lead Centenary.