Gents bombard Austin College
Friday, April 26, 2013
Austin College (12-28)
Centenary (LA) (25-12)
4/26/2013 | Georgetown, Texas | Attendance: 200
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Centenary (LA)603505X19200
Win: Taylor Henry (4-2) 5.063325
Loss: Takabuki (2-3) 0.156420
Schommer (AC) 202200
Ryan Gasporra (CC) 523200
Craig Littleman (CC) 413300
Nic Parrott (CC) 423300

GEORGETOWN, Texas – The Centenary baseball team moves on to a winner’s bracket final against No. 7 Trinity following a 19-3 rout of Austin College in the Gents’ (25-13) first game of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. First pitch against the Tigers is scheduled for Noon on Saturday at Rockwell Field.

The Maroon and White saw seven players record multiple hits en route to 20 total hits in the contest. Ryan Gasporra, Craig Littleman and Nic Parrott each tallied three hits to lead the way.

Matt Creamer, Tyler Clakley, Christian Sebastien, Marc Martinez added two apiece with Jemari James, Kiefer Moore and Zachary Stephenson each logging a hit.

Taylor Henry (4-2) garnered the win on the mound with five innings in the start. Henry allowed just three runs on six hits while registering five strikeouts in the win. Trey Guiccione and Cole Thompson each recorded a strikeout in relief as Jake McFarland logged the final out of the affair.

Centenary jumped on the Roos early plating six runs in its first trip to the dish. Martinez added the biggest blow in the frame with a double down the left field line to score Sebastien, James and Littleman.  Parrott followed with a triple to score Martinez and close out the first-inning, run total.

After he Gents added three runs in the third frame to extend their lead to 9-0, Austin College answered with its lone three runs of the contest in the fourth inning as Will Schommer provided a two-run, single for the Roos to narrow the gap.

Centenary wasn’t to be outdone adding two, five spots on the scoreboard to push the contest out of reach.  The first of the five-run frames came in the bottom of the fourth as Gasporra, Clakley and Littleman all drove in a run in the inning.

The final runs for the Gents came in the sixth inning as Littleman, James and Moore each drove while Parrott closed out the scoring drive in a pair on a double to right field.

Todd Takabuki (2-3) last only a third of an inning in the loss allowing six runs on five hits with a pair of walks.