KEENE, N.H. - Playing its first home game of the season, the Keene State College baseball team banged out 15 hits Friday afternoon and got a solid start from sophomore Corey Vogt (Suffield, Conn.), who tossed six innings of two-hit ball, in a 17-0 shutout victory over rival Plymouth State University at Owl Athletic Complex.
The Owls used the long ball to build up an early lead in the game. Sophomore Bobby Doyon (Keene, N.H.) had a three run home run, his fifth of the season, in the first inning. Senior Beau Darak (Londonderry, N.H.) added a two-run shot, his first of the season, in a five-run second inning. Doyon, who also had a two-run single in the inning, finished the game with three hits and six RBIs.
KSC went up 11-0 in the fourth with junior Keith Patnode (Keene, N.H.) and freshman Cody Callahan (Seekonk, N.H.) driving in runs with RBI singles. Freshman Kyle Morrill (Auburn, N.H.), Patnode, and Callahan finished the game with two hits each.
Seniors Marc McGinnis (Hanover, Mass.) and Josh Roberti (Cranston, R.I.), sophomore Grant Livingston (Niantic, Conn.), and freshman Mike Cappiello (Westfield, N.J.) picked up hits for the Panthers.
Vogt fanned five and issued one walk to improve his record to 3-0.
Keene State (13-8, 3-2 LEC) extends its winning streak to five games while Plymouth State falls to 7-13 and 1-4 in conference play. Both team play LEC doubleheaders at 12 noon on Saturday, the Owls travel to Southern Maine and the Panthers go to UMass Boston.
(Courtesy of Keene State Sports Information)
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