WESTWEGO, La. – The Loyola University New Orleans Baseball squad lost both games in today’s double-header as William Carey completed the three game sweep at Segnette Field. The Wolfpack drop to 9-12 & 1-8 in SSAC play after dropping both games in the double-header 1-10. The Crusaders jump to 12-7, 6-2 in SSAC competition.
In game one, William Carey starting pitcher Scotty Reese (2-2) outdueled Matt Ditsworth (2-2) as he pitched a 7 inning complete game on his way to earning the victory. Reese allowed one earned run on four hits and walked three over 110 pitches. Ditsworth lasted six innings and surrendered 10 runs, nine earned, on eight hits. In addition, he recorded five strikeouts and walked five.
Bradley Brunet achieved the Wolfpack's first hit in the bottom of the third as he finished 1-3 in game one. Karson Cullins went 1-3 and produced a RBI single up the middle in the bottom of the fourth to give Loyola their lone run of the game. Furthermore, Chad Guidry finished game one 1-2 with one run scored and one walk.
Jared Belmonte relieved Ditsworth in the seventh. Belmonte needed just 14 pitches to end the inning as he allowed one hit and recorded one strikeout.
The ‘Pack experienced déjà vu in game two as Crusaders starter J.D. Little (2-1) confounded the Loyola hitters. Little picked up the win after going seven innings and picking up six strikeouts. Little allowed one unearned run on four hits and walked two.
Matthew Guerry (1-4) picked up the loss after allowing seven runs, five earned, on seven hits over six innings. Guerry struck out two and walked two. Both Michael Pfister and Justin Romaire saw action on the mound in game two as well. Pfister gave up three runs on four hits over 1.1 innings and Romaire pitched 1.2 innings of no hit baseball, striking out one.
Brandon Snow, Harold Toscano, and Evan Turkish all finished 1-4 in the nightcap. Slade Sanders, who started in left, went 1-3.
Loyola finishes out their home stand Tuesday and Wednesday when they host Blackburn at 6 p.m. on both nights at Segnette.
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