Pittsburgh, Pa La Roche Baseball (19-7, 6-0) welcomed Penn State Altoona to campus this afternoon and took both games to stay perfect in AMCC (12-2, 13-3). A game which was originally scheduled to be played at Altoona turned out to be relatively easy wins for Tanner Wilt and Regis Sauers and the Redhawks.
The Redhawks took game 1 with a 12-2 seven inning win.
Two singles by Corey Lazor and Luis Navedo paired with walks by the Lions led to a 5-0 Redhawk lead after the 2nd. Tanner Wilt started and made quick work of the first two innings with three strikeouts.
The tandem of Lazor and Navedo came up big again in the third as a two run double followed by a triple brought home 3 more runs for the Redhawks 9-0 after 3 innings.
Wilt left after throwing 5 innings with nine strikeouts and scattering three hits. Shane Roebuck followed with a two-run homer into the treeline in left and despite two runs in the seventh, cruised to the win.
Wilt has not allowed a run in his past two starts as he picked up the victory. Lazor went 4 for 5 with 3 runs, 2 RBIs and a triple while Roebuck hit in three and Lemley scored three times.
La Roche scored 5 in the 1st when a Colin Williamson double of the left field wall preceded a HR shot by Corey Lazor. Luis Navedo followed with a single before David Lemely added the third Redhawk homer of the day over the Red Monster in left field.
Starter Regis Sauers was aided by a key double play to end the first. It helped him escape 2 hits and an error to keep the score 5-0.
Lemely put together another good at bat with a double into left center as a part of a two run 2nd inning. (7-0).
Penn State Altoona first run came on a home run by Sawyer Duffy in the bottom of the 3rd (7-1).
Ben Herstine continued to climb the league triples list with an opposite field shot and scored on a Lemley sacrifice fly in the top of the 4th. Gavin Roselli and Christian Michaelis responded for the Lions with back to back RBI doubles (9-3).