Centenary rallies for 7-5 win over Austin College
Friday, April 11, 2014
Austin College (4-26, 8-5 SCAC)
Centenary (15-17, 2-14 SCAC)
4/11/2014 | Shreveport, La. | Attendance: 147
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Win: Taylor Henry (4-3) 3.221126
Loss: Thomas Oberg (1-1) 2.032220
Dylan Day (ACBB) 411110
Hunter Wilson (ACBB) 311110
Braley Williams (ACBB) 501000
Taylor Reed (CENT) 423210
Chris Jones (CENT) 513000

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary baseball team rallied back in the seventh inning to capture a 7-5 victory over Austin College on Friday evening to open the three-game, Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference series. The Gents improve to 15-17 overall and 8-5 in the SCAC while the Roos are 4-26 and 2-14.

Taylor Reed and Chris Jones paced Centenary with three hits each while Aaron Quintanilla joined the duo with multiple hits with two. The trio recorded eight of the Gents’ 12 hits in the effort.

Trailing 5-3 through six innings, Quintanilla singled to cut the lead to one. After Jones scored on a ground out to knot the contest at 5-all, Christian Sebastien logged his only hit of the day with a RBI single through the left side to score Quintanilla and put the Gents in front.

Taylor Henry claimed the win on the mound improving to 4-3 on the season. Henry tossed 3.2 innings in relief while striking out six and allowing one run on a pair of hits. Henry also walked a pair in the effort. Paul Arcement drew the start for the Maroon and White and pitched 4.2 frames allowing two runs on one hit. Arcement walked four and fanned four in the contest.

Centenary scored the first two runs of the contest as Reed singled up the middle to score Michael Schimpf and Preston LeJeune in the second inning. AC pulled within one run in the third and tied the contest at 2-all in the fifth. Martinez regained the lead for the Gents with a RBI single to score Reed in the home half of the fifth.

The Roos responded with three runs in the sixth to take the lead setting up the rally for the Gents. Dakota Brown closed out the scoring crossing the dish on a wild pitch in the eighth to give Centenary an insurance run heading into the top of the ninth.

Thomas Oberg (1-1) took the loss for AC pitching 2.0 innings and allowing two runs on three hits with a pair of walks. Roos’ starter Blaine Tew recorded 6.0 innings of work allowing five runs on nine hits while striking out one and walking two in the no decision.

Centenary and Austin College return to action on Saturday for a doubleheader slated for 1 p.m.