Wilson pitches in to provide Panther highlights
KEENE, N.H. – Senior Kyle Morrill went three-for-three at the plate with four RBIs and senior Nick Winn tossed seven strong innings on the mound Tuesday afternoon to lead the Keene State College baseball team to a 9-2 Little East Conference victory over rival Plymouth State University at Owl Athletic Complex.
Ranked fifth in New England Keene State, which has won 11 of its last 12 games, improves to 18-6 (4-1 LEC). Plymouth State, which has lost three of its last four games, falls to 10-11 (1-4 LEC).
The Owls took a 2-0 lead in the first inning, highlighted by senior Peter Burgio's RBI single to left, and a sacrifice fly by Morrill in the third plated another run. Freshman Tanner Chase had a RBI single through the right side in the fifth inning and Bates brought in a couple of runs with a single up the middle to go up 5-0.
The Panthers scored both of their runs in the top of the seventh on junior Dave Tammaro's two-run single to right field, but he Owls answered with three run in the bottom of the inning and tacked on one more in the eighth.
Junior Rew Wilson, who started the game on the mound for PSU, also chipped in with a couple of hits as the teams' designated hitter. Wilson, 3-2 on the season, pitched the first four innings for the Panthers, allowing five runs on seven hits while fanning three. Senior Joe Hudson and sophomore Spencer Webb also pitched for the Panthers.
Keene State travels to Western New England on Wednesday. Plymouth State hosts Salem State on Friday.
(Courtesy of Keene State Sports Information) (Photo Courtesy Chris Palermo)
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