Schimpf's RBI single leads Gents to 5-4 win in 13 innings
Friday, March 21, 2014
Southwestern (4-19, 1-6 SCAC)
Centenary (11-11, 4-0 SCAC)
3/21/2014 | Shreveport, La. | Attendance: 167
Win: Taylor Henry (3-2) 3.030003
Loss: Carl Mueller (0-4) 4.241012
Will Cates (SU) 623100
Chase Allen (SU) 413000
Aaron Quintanilla (CENT) 613100

SHREVEPORT, La. – A Michael Schimpf RBI single in the bottom of the 13th inning lifted the Centenary baseball team to a 5-4 victory over Southwestern University on Friday evening at Shehee Stadium Centenary moves to 11-11 overall and 4-0 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference action.

Schimpf’s hit was his first of the contest and scored Greg Monnette who had entered the game as a pinch runner for Kody Carson. Carson led the frame off with a single up the middle.

Taylor Henry (3-2) logged the win on the bump for the Maroon and White tossing 3.0 innings while allowing three hits and fanning three batters. Centenary starter Layton Tromba pitched the opening 7.0 innings allowing all four, Pirate runs on nine hits, but was lifted with no decision in the affair. Grant Debevec and Devin Bench each tossed over an inning of work and held the Black and Gold at bay as the three relievers held SU scoreless through six innings.

Aaron Quintanilla led a trio of Gents with multiple hit efforts collecting three hits with a RBI. Nic Parrott and Christian Sebatien each logged a pair of hits each to join Quintanilla.

SU jumped on the board first scoring two runs in its first trip to the plate and adding another run in the third to take a 3-0 lead.

Centenary answered back in the bottom of the third with four runs to take the lead as Chris Jones, Quintanilla and Marc Martinez each drove in runs in the frame. Schimpf accounted for the additional run scoring on a failed pickoff attempt.

The Pirates knotted the affair in the top of the fourth as Colten Shea drove in Chase Allen with a single through the right side.

Carl Mueller (0-4) took the loss on the mound for the Black and Gold pitching 4.2 innings in relief surrendering four hits with a pair of strikeouts and a walk in his action. SU starter Jason Stading tossed 2.2 innings allowing four runs on five hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

Centenary returns to action on Saturday, March 22 as they host Southwestern in a doubleheader slated for 1 p.m.