Stags Explode for Huge Win Over Sul Ross St.

Stags Explode for Huge Win Over Sul Ross St.

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team continued their weekend trip to Arizona with an offensive onslaught against the Sul Ross St. Lobos on Saturday night. The Stags scored 10 runs in the third inning and cruised to an 18-6 victory. Chase Eller (CMC) and Henri Levenson (CMC) highlighted the offensive effort for the Stags, combining for nine RBI.

Eller went 4-4 in the game, roping two doubles and driving home four runs. Levenson finished a double shy of the cycle after a 4-5 effort with a two-run home run, a triple, and five RBI.

On the hill, Cameron Cash (CMC) tossed seven innings in relief, allowing four runs (two earned) while striking out nine.

The Stags opened the scoring with a pair of runs in the second inning. Brandon Mitchell (CMC) tripled to left field, chasing Levenson home. A fielder's choice off the bat of Ryan Motter (CMC) later in the inning scored Mitchell in from third and the Stags took a 2-0 lead.

The Lobos came right back and scored two runs in the bottom half of the inning to tie the game 2-2.

CMS broke the game wide open in the third inning, sending 15 men to the plate and bring home 10 runs. Chase Eller started the hit parade with a double and Trey Smith (CMC) promptly traded places with him after he swatted a double to left. A single from CJ Novogradac (CMC) brought home Smith and Levenson turned on a pitch and sent a two-run homer to right field.

Levenson's big fly, put the Stags up 6-2, but CMS was just getting started in the third. A wild pitch and an error allowed two more runs to score and later in the inning, Eller doubled home two more runs, while Novogradac and Levenson each delivered RBI singles. When the inning finally came to a close, CMS had scored 10 runs on nine hits and took advantage of two errors to take a 12-2 lead.

Sul Ross St. hit three doubles and scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth to make it a 12-5 game, but the Stags added four insurance runs in the sixth and two more in the eighth en route to the 18-6 victory.

CMS turned three double plays and made no errors in a clean defensive game for the Stags.

The Stags wrap up their Arizona trip on Sunday when they take on Texas-Dallas at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.