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Chargers take two from Hornets

Chargers take two from Hornets

NEW LONDON, N.H. - The Colby-Sawyer baseball team won both ends of Monday's North Atlantic Conference doubleheader over Lyndon. The Chargers won game one 6-0 and followed with a 6-2 win in the second game.

Colby-Sawyer evens its overall record at 15-15 and improves to 10-8 in NAC play. Lyndon falls to 2-26 overall and 2-16 in the conference.

GAME ONE - Colby-Sawyer 6, Lyndon 0

Kevin Keith threw a complete game shutout with seven strikeouts to earn his team best seventh win of the season.

Colby-Sawyer opened the scoring in the third inning with three runs. Cody Pelletier and Tyler Stotz each had a RBI single in the inning.

Chargers Rob Wallace knocked in a run in the fourth with his second hit of the afternoon. Andy Lapple put the Chargers in front 5-0 in the fifth with a run scoring single to right field.

Jeff Dunn crossed the plate with Colby-Sawyer's sixth run on a double steal in the bottom of the sixth. Lyndon's Dylan Newton (St. Albans, Vt.) recorded two of the team's four hits.

Lyndon pitcher Devon Rollins (Winooski, Vt.) took the loss in his first start of the season. He gave up five runs in five innings and struck out five.

GAME TWO - Colby-Sawyer 6, Lyndon 2

Colby-Sawyer Vinny Monahan knocked in the game's first run in the bottom half of the first.

Lyndon responded in the top of the second with a pair of runs on five hits. Robert Trucott (Sheffield, Vt.) and sophomore Ian Murdock (Wilmington, Vt.) each had a run scoring single in the frame.

The Chargers tied the game at 2-2 in their next at bat when Kyle Greenwood scored on a double steal. Monahan and junior Jake Szulak each knocked in a run in the bottom of the fifth to give Colby-Sawyer a 4-2 lead.

Colby-Sawyer tacked on two more in the sixth on a RBI single from Tyler Stotz who then scored on a triple from Andy Lapple.

Junior P.J. Singster picked up his third win of the season with a complete game.

Tyler Pelletier (St. Albans, Vt.) also went the distance in the loss.