Baseball Wins Fourth in a Row With 6-2 Win Over Walsh

Lee Grosscup
Lee Grosscup

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union's baseball team extended its winning streak to a season-best four games with a 6-2 win over Walsh Thursday at 23rd Street Field in Alliance.

Lee Grosscup (North Canton/Green) had a pair of hits and drove in a run while Craig Knott (Canton/GlenOak), Tom Beklelsky (Akron/Firestone) and C.J. Stotler (Pittsburgh, Pa./Plum) each drove in a run in the victory.

Cody Colly (Massillon/Massillon Washington) started, got his second win of the season and was one of nine Mount Union pitchers to work as the Raiders held Walsh (14-16) to just six hits.

The Purple Raiders (8-9), winners of five of their last six games, host No. 3 in the nation Marietta tomorrow at 1 pm in an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at 23rd Street Field in Alliance.

Mount Union 6, Walsh 2 (Apr 07, 2011 at Alliance, Ohio)
Walsh............... 100 001 000  -  2  6  1      (14-16)
Mount Union......... 201 120 00X  -  6  7  1      (8-9)
Pitchers: Walsh - Stephenson; Roberts(4); Shelton(5); Speer(7) and Rosen. Mount Union -
Cody Colly; Matt Lambert(2); Beau Smith(3); Kyle Moles(4); Mac Thurber(5); Tom Bekelsky(6);
Trent Vallinger(7); Matt Murzynski(8); Zach Carlino(9) and C.J. Stotler; Craig Knott.
Win-Cody Colly(2-2)  Loss-Stephenson  T-2:25  A-63
Weather: 55 F sunny
Roberts faced 2 batters in the 5th.