Gents fall 7-5 at ETBU
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Centenary (1-3)
East Texas Baptist (2-2)
2/13/2015 | Marshall, Texas | Attendance: 217
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Win: Lefler (1-0) 2.020001
Loss: Grant Debevec (0-1) 0.122211
Aaron Quintanilla (CENT) 424211
Sullivan (ETBU) 322100
Doud (ETBU) 512100
Bates (ETBU) 412000

MARSHALL, Texas – The Centenary baseball dropped a 7-5 decision on the diamond on Friday evening at East Texas Baptist University, giving up three runs in the bottom of the eighth. The Gents move to 1-3 on the season while the Tigers improved to 2-2 on the campaign.

Aaron Quintannilla paced the offensive attack with four hits and two RBI, including a two-run homerun in the sixth that placed the Maroon and White up 5-2. Cole Lavergne and Brooks Williams each added two hits to join Quintanilla with multiple hits in the decision.

Grant Debevec (0-1) was saddled with the loss on the mound as he surrendered two runs on two hits in just 1/3 of an inning of work. Layton Tromba tossed 5.1 frames in the start as he allowed two runs on four hits.

The Tigers knotted the contest at 5-all as Tyler Bates scored on an error. Derek Dane broke the tie with a triple that scored Ben Beltran. Matt Sullivan added the final run with a single that scored Dane.

Matt Lefler (1-0) tossed 2.0 innings in the win as he allowed just a pair hits. Ashley Dukes pitched 5.2 innings in the start allowing five runs on six hits.

Centenary returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 14 as it completes the three-game series with a doubleheader against the Tigers. First pitch of the twinbill is slated for 1 p.m.