Loyola falls to William Carey in rain soaked opener

Fri, 03/28/2014

Brandon Snow had a RBI but the Pack fell to WCU 9-3

(Westwego, La.) William Carey University scored seven runs in the first four innings to help propel them to a 9-3 victory over Loyola University New Orleans on a rain soaked Segnette Field on Friday night.

The Pack (17-18, 6-10) entered the bottom half of the third inning trailing 3-0, but were able to pull two runs back with a two out rally. Garrett Lacour and Phil Cazayoux walked to start the rally. Daniel Pappas collected a RBI as he pushed the ball into the hold between the first and second basemen. Brandon Snow followed with a RBI single that went off the pitcher’s glove.

William Carey (18-17, 8-8) didn’t let the Pack hang around by scoring four in the fourth inning. Scott Fabre had the big hit when he had a 2 RBI single go past a diving Nevin Brown at first base with the bases loaded.

Fabre and Larson Barkurn each had a 2 for 4 evening and knocked in two while scoring one. Jeremy Ferguson was 2 for 5 at the plate with two runs and one RBI. JC Cassidy, Michel Coelho, Clint Ambrosch and Sean Hodges also picked up RBI’s.

Cazayoux set the table for the Wolf Pack as he reached base in four of his five at bats. The senior was 1 for 2 with a run and two walks. Harold Toscano was 1 for 4 with an RBI and Jack Nicholson was 1 for 4 with a run.

Daniel Posway (3-4) took the loss for Loyola as he pitched seven innings. The sophomore gave up 10 hits, nine runs, six earned runs, and one walk while striking out one. Nick Moore pitched the last two innings and only gave up one walk.

Josh Woods (4-3) struck out four while pitching seven innings and surrendering three hits, five walks, and two runs. Jack Chambliss pitched the eighth and gave up three baserunners and one run. Cody Deckwa pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning while recording two strikeouts.

The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon with first pitch scheduled for 1 p.m. at Segnette Field. Kevin Lindsey and Joel Buhler will take the mound for Loyola.

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