BETHLEHEM, Pa. – No. 1 Lehigh (22-17) and No. 4 Navy (17-14) and No. 2 Military West Level (25-22) and No. 3 Lafayette (14-16) every break up doubleheaders on the primary day of the most effective two-of-three sport Patriot League Championship semifinals.
The Black Knights and Leopards end their collection on Sunday at Johnson Stadium at Doubleday Area in West Level, N.Y. The primary pitch is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. on ESPN+.
The Mountain Hawks and Midshipmen will meet on Sunday at J. David Walker Area at Legacy Park in Bethlehem, Pa. Stay protection on ESPN+ begins at 1 p.m.
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No. 4 Navy Midshipmen at No. 1 Lehigh (J. David Walker Area at Legacy Park/Bethlehem, Pa.)
|Saturday, Might 15||Semifinals – Navy at Lehigh||Lehigh, 10-5||ESPN+|
|Saturday, Might 15||Semifinals – Navy at Lehigh||Navy, 3-1 (10)||ESPN+|
|Sunday, Might 16||Semifinals – Navy at Lehigh||1 p.m.||ESPN+|
No. 3 Lafayette at No. 2 Military West Level (Johnson Stadium at Doubleday Area/West Level, N.Y.)
|Saturday, Might 15||Semifinals – Lafayette at Military West Level||Military, 8-6||ESPN+|
|Saturday, Might 15||Semifinals – Lafayette at Military West Level||Lafayette, 10-1||ESPN+|
|Sunday, Might 16||Semifinals – Lafayette at Military West Level||12:05 p.m.||ESPN+|
2021 PATRIOT LEAGUE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – SEMIFINAL ROUND
NO. 4 NAVY MIDSHIPMEN (17-14, 11-12 PL) AT NO. 1 LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (22-17, 17-10 PL)
J. David Walker Area at Legacy Park/Bethlehem, Pa.
GAME 1: At Lehigh 10, Navy 5 | BOX SCORE
GAME 2: Navy 3, at Lehigh 1 | BOX SCORE
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lehigh and Navy break up Saturday’s doubleheader with the Mountain Hawks taking sport one, 10-5, and the Mids staying alive by successful sport two, 3-1. Recreation three of the most effective two-of-three sport collection is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday with reside protection on ESPN+.
GAME ONE RECAP: Lehigh junior second baseman Joe Gorla went 4-for-5 with two dwelling runs and three RBIs, and senior third baseman Gerard Sweeney went 2-for-5 with a house run and two RBIs to guide the Mountain Hawks to a 10-5 victory over Navy in sport one.
*Senior centerfielder Quinn McKenna’s solo dwelling run and Sweeney’s two-run shot within the fourth inning helped Lehigh erase a 5-2 deficit, tying the rating at 5.
*Two innings later, Gorla hit a two-run dwelling run to place the Mountain Hawks in entrance for good.
*Junior left-handed pitcher Matt Stamford tossed 5.0 scoreless innings of reduction, scattering three hits, to choose up his third win of the season for the Mountain Hawks.
*Sophomore catcher Adam Retzbach went 2-for-3 with three runs, whereas freshman designated hitter Andrew Nole went 3-for-5 with a run scored for a Lehigh offense that scored 10 runs on 13 hits.
*Navy junior catcher Christian Policelli went 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI, and freshman third baseman Logan Keller went 2-for-5 with an RBI to guide the Mids’ offense.
GAME TWO RECAP: Freshman third baseman Logan Keller hit a two-run dwelling run within the prime of the tenth inning to carry Navy to a 3-1 victory over Lehigh to ship the collection to a decisive third sport on Sunday.
*Senior right-handed pitcher Trey Braithwaite tossed 2.0 scoreless innings of reduction, permitting one hit and putting out three to earn the win.
*The Mountain Hawks scored first on Sweeney’s solo dwelling run within the backside of the third inning. He went 3-for-4 in sport two.
*Navy junior centerfielder Joe Simourian tied the sport with a solo shot within the prime of the seventh inning.
*Lehigh senior right-hander Matt Svanson lasted 6.1 innings, permitting one run on six hits with 4 strikeouts. Navy senior right-hander Tommy Goodridge allowed one run by way of 5.0 innings, and junior righty Dalton Baker tossed 3.0 scoreless in reduction.
RECAPS: NAVY | LEHIGH
NO. 3 LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS (14-16, 12-13 PL) AT NO. 2 ARMY WEST POINT BLACK KNIGHTS (25-22, 15-10 PL)
Johnson Stadium at Doubleday Area/West Level, N.Y.
GAME 1: At Military West Level 8, Lafayette 6 | BOX SCORE
GAME 2: Lafayette 10, at Military West Level 1| BOX SCORE
WEST POINT, N.Y. – Military West Level and Lafayette break up Saturday’s doubleheader with the Black Knights successful sport one, 8-6, and the Leopards taking sport two, 10-1. Recreation three of the most effective two-of-three sport collection is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. on Sunday with reside protection on ESPN+.
GAME ONE RECAP: Military West Level junior centerfielder Hunter Meade went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and junior proper fielder Carter Macias went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored to guide the Black Knights to an 8-6 victory over Lafayette in sport one.
*Meade’s two-run double within the fourth inning erased Lafayette’s 2-0 lead earlier than Macias scored on a wild pitch to place the Black Knights in entrance 3-2.
*Within the prime of the sixth inning, with the rating tied at three, Lafayette freshman designated hitter Blaze Fadio hit a solo homer to left subject to place the Leopards again in entrance.
*The Black Knights responded within the backside of the inning as Macias drove in a run on a single and scored once more on a wild pitch to take a 5-4 lead.
*Military West Level prolonged its lead with one run within the seventh and two within the eighth inning, highlighted by senior second baseman Tim Simoes’ RBI single.
*The Leopards scored twice within the prime of the ninth inning on a one-run single from junior catcher Dylan Minghini and an RBI single from senior left fielder Colin Hartey, nevertheless it was not sufficient within the Black Knights’ 8-6 win.
*Black Knights’ freshman right-hander Tanner Gresham picked up the victory after permitting two runs on three hits in 3.0 innings of reduction. Freshman lefty Connelly Early collected the save with out permitting a run within the ninth inning.
GAME TWO RECAP: Lafayette junior first baseman Zach Savage went 1-for-2 with a house run and three RBIs, whereas Hartey went 3-for-4 with a double and three runs scored to guide the Leopards to a 10-1 win over the Black Knights, sending the collection to sport three on Sunday.
*Fadio went 1-for-4 together with his second dwelling run of the day, and senior second baseman Ethan Stern went 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
*Freshman right-hander Luke Benneche permitted one unearned run over 6.2 innings whereas scattering 4 hits and putting out 4 to earn the win.
*Senior catcher Blake Ledoux scored the Black Knights’ lone run on a throwing error within the fifth inning.
*The Leopards scored a pair of runs within the first inning to take an early lead, as sophomore proper fielder Pete Ciuffreda singled to drive within the first run of the sport. Savage’s two-run dwelling run within the second inning prolonged the Leopards’ result in 4-0.
*Lafayette continued to roll, scoring within the fourth, sixth, seventh and ninth innings, ending with 10 runs on 11 hits.
RECAPS: LAFAYETTE | ARMY WEST POINT
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