Wednesday’s College Baseball: Centralia Splits Doubleheader With Shoreline
By The Chronicle
SHORELINE — Centralia was able to win Game 1 but Shoreline bounced back with a win in Game 2 to split a non-conference NWAC baseball doubleheader here on Wednesday.
The Blazers took Game 1, 8-3. Rory Eacuadro started on the mound for Centralia and pitched five innings, allowing five hits, no earned runs and four strikeouts.
Zach Vetter came on in relief and pitched two innings, allowing two hits and no earned runs with three strikeouts. Zach Blake pitched the eighth and Cole Doughty wrapped things up in the ninth for the Blazers.
At the plate, Nole Wollan was 2-for-5 with a double, run and RBI. Gavin Manheimer was 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run and Ethan Hori was 2-for-3 with two runs, two walks and a RBI.
Shoreline scored two runs in the second inning before Centralia took the lead with three runs in the top of the third. The Blazers tacked on three more runs in the fourth inning before adding two insurance runs in the seventh.
In Game 2, the Dolphins cruised to a 12-2 win. Colton Titus started on the mound and threw four innings, allowing six hits and two earned runs with two strikeouts. He was 3-for-5 at the plate.
Festus Gilligan had a hit and a RBI and Wollan and Robbie Wall each had a hit.
Shoreline scored five runs in the fourth inning and tallied six runs in the sixth inning to build a big lead. Centralia scored their two runs in the seventh inning.
Centralia (5-14) opens up West Conference play this weekend, traveling to Lower Columbia on Saturday and will hit the road again to face Pierce on Sunday.
BLAZERS 8, DOLPHINS 3
Centralia 003 300 200 — 8 9 4
Shoreline 020 010 000 — 3 9 3
Batteries: Centralia — Rory Eacuadro, Zach Vetter (6), Zach Blake (8), Cole Doughty (9) and Kyle Combs; Shoreline — Chris Hall, Cole Peterson, Carson Metcalfe, Jaden Dudek, Simon Boggie, Kole Milyard and N/A
DOLPHINS 12, BLAZERS 2
Centralia 000 000 200 — 2 6 2
Shoreline 000 506 10X — 12 12 2
Batteries: Centralia — Colton Titus, Adrian Stacey (5), Dylan Stakelin (6), Taite Hensley (6), Zach Weinert (7), Marco Quintero (8) and Gavin O’Donnell; Shoreline — Ryan Isler, Evan McKay (3), Joshua Crawford (8) and N/A