PITTSBURGH, PA – Brian Herb hit his first career home run as the Redhawks (9-3) won their home opener over Grove City (2-5) 11-7.
Grove City took a 5-0 lead in the second inning before La Roche fought back. Herb homered in the third inning and the Redhawks added seven runs in the fourth to take an 8-5 lead. La Roche recorded six consecutive singles in the inning before George Nahay hit a two-run double. The Redhawks added another run in the sixth inning and two in the seventh inning to give them a six run cushion.
Starting pitcher Jesse Bauer threw four innings allowing five runs on ten hits while walking two batters.
The Redhawks will play a double header against Penn State Beaver on Saturday, March 19 at 1:00PM at John Arnold Sr. Memorial Field.