Copiah-Lincoln overtakes Delgado in Monday doubleheader

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Delgado traveled to Wesson, Mississippi Monday for a doubleheader against Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

Mikey Stutes opened game one with a triple, scoring on a sacrifice fly by Connor Feustle for the game’s first run. Stephen Klein’s homerun the next at-bat gave the Dolphins the early 2-0 lead. Copiah-Lincoln quickly countered by batting around in the first with two doubles, three triples, and two Delgado errors to give Copiah-Lincoln the 7-2 lead. Zane Zeppuhar led off the Delgado second with a double, scoring on a single by Mikey Stutes.

The Wolfpack added on with a two run homerun by Marquez Hudson in the second and a run in the fifth when Clint Stephens walked, stole second, and scored on two wild pitches. In the sixth, a three run homerun by Stephens made for a 13-4 game. Delgado starting pitcher Ian Landreneau suffered the loss, pitching into the fifth inning with Joseph Snowden and Nick Lorio closing the game in relief.

In game two, Brayden Caskey walked to lead off the third inning, advanced on an error, and scored on a sacrifice fly by Connor Feustle for the game’s first run. An inside the park homerun in the bottom of the third tied the game 1-1. In the fourth, Jacob Singletary reached on a double ad scored on a single by Nick Lorio. Copiah-Lincoln answered with three RBI singles in the fourth to take a 4-2 lead. The Wolfpack added a run following a leadoff triple in the fifth. In the seventh, Mikey Stutes reached on a walk and later scored on a single by Jobee Boone for a third Delgado run before the Dolphins left bases loaded to end the game and finalize Co-Lin’s 5-3 win and the doubleheader sweep. Hunter Draper picked up the loss with Cameron Peairs apprearing two innings in relief.

Delgado will open a six game series at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Wednesday as part of the program’s fifteenth consecutive Disney Spring Training Invitational later this week.

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