UPIKE baseball roundup

By: 
Teddy Paynter

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville has now won seven of their last eight games following a doubleheader sweep of Johnson (Tenn.) at Johnnie LeMaster Field on March 7.

The Bears, now 13-8, took the nightcap 17-13 after winning the opener 8-6.

In the nightcap, Jay Vincent had two hits, including a double, scored three times and drove in three runs while Matt Peterson had one hit and knocked in three runs. He also scored. Leadoff hitter Jacob Alverado had three hits, scored three runs and batted in one. Luke Lubiniecki added two hits, scored and drove in two.

Chase Robinson was the winner.

The Bears rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning of the opener. Peterson roped a go-ahead double to make a winner of Brandon Sewell. Peterson also singled and scored.

Lucas Bault added a single and two runs batted in while scoring once. Alec Barba collected three hits, scored twice and knocked in one run.

At Pikeville

(Game 2)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

JC (3-12)….020  130  0 – 6-13-0

UP (12-8)…410  003  x – 8-13-2

Pitching:

WP – Chase Robinson

LP – Clay Turpin

Hitting: Jay Vincent 2b, 1b, 3r, 3 RBI; Matt Peterson 1b, 1r, 3 RBI; Jacob Alverado 3-1b, 3r, 1 RBI; Luke Lubiniecki 2-1b, 1r, 2 RBI, UPIKE.

At Pikeville

(Game 1)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

JC (3-11)…..020  130  0 – 6-13-0

UP (12-8)….410 003  x – 8-13-2

Pitching:

WP – Brandon Sewell

LP – Griffin Tate

Hitting: Alec Barba 3-1b, 2r, 1 RBI; Lucas Bault 1b, 1r, 2 RBI, Matt Peterson 2b, 1r, 2 RBI; Jay Vincent 2-1b, 1r, 1 RBI, UPIKE.

UPIKE……….7-7

WVU-Tech…..1-9

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville grabbed an early lead in the nightcap of a doubleheader with WVU-Tech and left Johnnie LeMaster Field with a split in games played on March 6.

The Bears (11-8) rolled 7-1 behind the solid pitching of Max Hall.

Nelson Muniz had two hits, scored two runs and drove in one while Jacob Alverado had two hits, including a double, scored once and batted in one. Jay Vincent singled home one run.

In the opener, UPIKE fell behind 9-1 early before closing to within 9-7. Muniz doubled, singled, scored two runs and drove home four while Matt Peterson and Vincent each singled in one run. Travis Haen had three hits, including a double, and scored twice.

Ean Walda took the loss.

At Pikeville

(Game 2)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

WVUT (5-12)….000  000  1 – 1-5-2

UP (11-8)………200  104  x – 7-10-1

Pitching:

WP – Max Hall

LP – Matt Silverstein

Hitting: Nelson Muniz 2-1b, 2r, 1 RBI; Jacob Alverado 2b, 1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Jay Vincent 1b, 1 RBI, UPIKE.

At Pikeville

(Game 1)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

WVUT (5-11)……450  000  0 – 9-10-1

UP (10-8)…………102  310  0 – 7-10-4

Pitching:

WP – Paul Wandeventer

LP – Ean Walda

Hitting: Nelson Muniz 2b, 1b, 2r, 4 RBI; Travis Haen 2b, 2-1b, 2r; Matt Peterson 2-1b, 1 RBI; Jay Vincent 1b, 1 RBI, UPIKE.

UPIKE……..12-10

Saint Francis…8-2

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville completed a doubleheader sweep of Saint Francis (Ind.) with a 10-2 win in the nightcap played at Johnnie LeMaster Field on March 4.

The Bears, now 10-7, took the opener, 12-8.

Matt Peterson doubled, singled, scored twice and drove in three runs while Jay Vincent doubled, scored an added 3 RBI. Alec Barba collected two hits, scored and batted in one run in the game two win.

Jake Hamilton picked up the win.

In the opener, Vincent doubled, singled, scored and knocked in five runs. Travis Haen added two hits, scored once and added an RBI. Jacob Alverado singled, scored three times and drove in one run.

Bruce Bell was the winning pitcher.

At Pikeville

(Game 2)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

SF (2-10)….020  000  0 – 2-3-2

UP (10-7)…320  410  x – 10-10-5

Pitching:

WP – Jake Hamilton

LP – Matt Fiorini

Hitting: Matt Peterson 2b, 1b, 2r, 3 RBI; Jay Vincent 2b, 1r, 3 RBI; Alec Barba 2-1b, 3r, 1 RBI, UPIKE.

At Pikeville

(Game 1)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

SF (2-9)….000  000  8 – 8-10-2

UP (9-7)…800  130  x – 12-10-1

Pitching:

WP – Bruce Bell

LP – Kyle DeKoninck

Hitting: Jay Vincent 2b, 1b, 1r, 5 RBI; Travis Haen 2-1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Jacob Alverado 1b, 3r, 1 RBI, UPIKE.

UPIKE………….16-1

Rio Grande, OH…3-3

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville was limited to just four hits in the nightcap as Rio Grande (OH) escaped with a 3-1 win to gain a split at Johnnie LeMaster Field on Feb. 27.

The Bears, now 6-7, pounded out 14 hits in a 16-3 win in the opener.

Nelson Muniz belted a home run, scored three times and drove in three runs in the game one win. Matt Peterson doubled, singled, scored a pair of runs while Luke Hartlage had a pair of doubles and batted in three runs.

Lucas Bault had two hits, scored twice and knocked in one run while Jay Vincent added two hits, scored two runs and added an RBI. Shane Williams doubled, singled, scored three runs and knocked in one run.

Ean Walda was the winning pitcher.

In the nightcap, Nelson Muniz had two hits, including a double, and scored one run. Peterson singled and knocked in one run.

Charlie Cokley suffered the loss.

At Pikeville

(Game 2)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

RG (5-13)…..200  001  00 – 3-5-1

UP (6-7)……000  001  00 – 1-4-3

Pitching:

WP – Dalton Wilburn

LP – Charlie Cokley

Hitting: Nelson Muniz 2b, 1b, 1r; Matt Peterson 1b, 1 RBI, UPIKE.

(Game 1)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

RG (4-13)….002  001  0 – 3-3-2

UP (6-6)……781  000  x – 16-14-0

Pitching:

WP – Ean Walda

LP – Trey Meade

Hitting: Nelson Muniz HR, 3r, 3 RBI; Matt Peterson 2b, 1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Luke Hartlage 2-2b, 3 RBI; Lucas Bault 2-1b, 2r, 1 RBI; Jay Vincent 2-1b, 2r, 1 RBI; Shane Williams 2b, 1b, 3r, 1 RBI, UPIKE.

Midway College….2-3

UPIKE……………1-2

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville came up on the short end of a pair of one-run games as Midway College scored 3-2 and 2-1 wins in a doubleheader played at Davis Park at the Hambley Athletic Complex on Feb. 25.

In the nightcap, Brandon Swell doubled and drove in the lone run for the Bears, now 5-6. Matt Peterson had two hits and scored while Alec Barba added two singles.

Bruce Bell took the loss.

In the opener, Nelson Muniz belted a solo home run and Peterson had two hits, including a double, and drove in one run.

Jake Hamilton suffered the loss.

At Pikeville

(Game 2)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

MC (5-9)….001  100  0 – 2-4-0

UP (5-6).….010  000  0 – 1-6-0

Pitching:

WP – Conner Lindsay

LP – Bruce Bell

Hitting: Brandon Swell 2b, 1 RBI; Alec Barba 2-1b; Matt Peterson 2-1b, 1 r, UPIKE.

(Game 1)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

MC (4-9)….000  002  1 – 3-7-1

UP (5-5)…..100 010  x – 2-7-1

Pitching:

WP – Noah Marion

LP – Jake Hamilton

Hitting: Nelson Muniz solo-HR, 2r; Matt Peterson 2b, 1b, 1 RBI, UPIKE.