WAYNESBURG, PA – Mitchell Meyers reached base four times and Ed Skonieczny got on base three times but La Roche Baseball (0-2) lost both ends of a double-header to Waynesburg College (2-0) 5-3, 5-4 in their season opener.
In Game 1, Jesse Bauer allowed three runs on seven hits while striking out four batters and walking only two. Tyler Ferguson struck out three batters in his first collegiate appearance and Reed Tomlinson (0-1) recorded the loss.
Meyers went 2 for 4 with a double and two stolen bases and Brad Goedeker had an RBI single and reached base twice. Ryan Fennell, Adam Zimmerman, and Casey Zimmerman each scored runs and Dan Burns recorded two hits.
All nine Redhawks reached base including Meyers and Sknoieczny who each got on twice. Matt Sabitini went 1 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored and Skonieczny had an RBI. Meyers, Dustin Lalle, and Brian Tougher each scored a run.
La Roche Baseball returns on action on Sunday, March 4 when they play Elizabethtown in Fort Pierce, FL.