MO State HS Sports

Baseball Sweeps Baptist Bible


Columbia, Mo. – The Columbia College baseball team picked up a mid-week non-conference sweep against Baptist Bible on Tuesday. The Cougars have now won eight-straight.
Columbia: 26-5 (updated after game 1)
Baptist Bible: 2-38 (updated after game 1)
Series Results:
Game 1: Columbia def. Baptist Bible, 13-1
Game 2: Columbia def. Baptist Bible, 14-2
Game 1: Columbia def. Baptist Bible, 13-1
The Scoring:

  • B1 (CC): Indy Stanley hit his second home run of the season over the center field fence. (CC 2, BBC 0)
  • B2 (CC): The Cougars scored five times in their half of the second inning, thanks to RBIs from Kole Ficken, Tom McKenna, Stanley, and Devyn Lopez (CC 7, BBC 0)
  • B3 (CC): Cade Carlson picked up an RBI ground out, while McKenna knocked in Ficken on a sac fly. CC 9, BBC 0)
  • B6 (CC): Carlson, Stanley, and Brett Mooney each had an RBI single (CC 13, BBC 0)
  • T7 (BBC): An RBI single in the 7th inning broke up the shutout. (CC 13, BBC 1)

Inside the Box:

  • Jake Deakins went 1.1 innings on the mounds, striking out two to earn his fourth win of the season.
  • Indy Stanley recorded a game-high three hits and was a triple shy of the cycle.
  • Tom McKenna and Duffin Makings recorded two hits each.
  • The top three hitters for the Cougars were responsible for nine RBIs.

Game 2: Columbia def. Baptist Bible, 13-1
The Scoring:

  • B1 (CC): Bryce Torricelli doubled home Braden DeSonia, followed by a bases loaded hit by pitch by Jarrett Newell. (CC 2, BBC 0)
  • B2 (CC): Columbia scored four times as Newell, Riley Poulton, Torricelli, and Teagan Woods recorded RBIs (CC 6, BBC 0)
  • B3 (CC): Woods singled to right, scoring Ian Nolph, followed by an RBI single from Kellen Williamson. (CC 8, BBC 0)
  • B4 (CC): Columbia added six runs in the fourth, with the big hit being a 2-run triple from Ian Nolph. (CC 14, BBC 0)
  • T6 (BBC): An RBI double scored a run for the Patriots (CC 14, BBC 1)
  • T7 (BBC): A solo home run added another run for Baptist Bible (CC 14, BBC 2)

Inside the Box:

  • Travis Bassford picked up the win going 1.0 innings and striking out the side.
  • Kellen Williamson and Bryce Torricelli had three hits each, while Teagan Woods and Ian Nolph had a pair of hits.
  • Six different players had at least two RBIs.
  • Torricelli recorded three doubles.

Up Next:
The Cougars will travel to St. Louis, Mo. on Friday, April 8 to face Harris-Stowe. The series begins with a doubleheader on Friday at 1:00 PM, followed by game three on Saturday at 12:00 PM.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics