Baseball falls 12-1 to LSUA
Friday, February 14, 2014
LSU-Alexandria (4-3)
Centenary (2-1)
2/14/2014 | Tyler, Texas | Attendance: 178
Win: R. Touchet (0-0) 5.031133
Loss: Taylor Henry (0-0) 4.275433
B. Babin (LSU-A) 624200
Marc Martinez (CENT) 503000

TYLER, Texas – The Centenary baseball team fell 12-1 to Louisiana State University-Alexandria on Friday afternoon to move to 2-2 on the season while the Generals improved to 4-3 on the season.

LSUA jumped out to a 6-1 lead through the first five innings. Preston LeJeune singled in the fifth frame to plate the Maroon and White’s first and only run of the game. The base hit was the one of seven by the Gents in the contest. Marc Martinez paced the squad with three hits while Taylor Reed joined his teammate in the multiple hit category with a pair of base knocks.

The Generals added four runs in the seventh frame and another two in the eighth to complete the scoring for the afternoon. LSUA finished the night with 16 total hits including four from Bond Babin who also drove in two runs and scored twice in the affair. Tyler Mathis paced the Blue and Gold with three RBI.

Centenary sent five pitchers in the mound in the contest. Starter Taylor Henry pitched 4.2 innings allowing five runs on seven hits with three strikeouts and a trio of walks. Holden Novak and Trey Guccione combined for a 1.3 innings of work allowing five runs on six hits. Trey Lavespere closed the day on the mound with 3.0 frames allowing a pair of runs on three hits with three strikeouts. Devin Bench tossed to one batter in the contest surrendering a walk.

Rynn Touchet pitched 5.0 innings in the win for the Generals allowing the lone run on three hits while striking out three and walking three. Touchet was one of six pitchers in the contest for LSUA as the unit combined in the 1-run decision.

Centenary returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 15 as the Gents face the University of Texas at Tyler in a pair of outings beginning at 5 p.m.