Delgado sweeps Rowan in Thursday’s Disney doubleheader

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Delgado swept Rowan College-Cumberland in Thursday’s doubleheader at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.

In game one, Rowan scored two runs on three hits in the third inning to take the early 2-0 lead. In the fifth, Tyler Cook reached on a single, advanced on a walk by Cameron Trosclair, and scored on a double by Cade Pregeant for Delgado’s first run of the day. Josh Alexander’s infield groundout plated Walker Bazile, who ran for Trosclair, for the game-tying second run. Brock Slaton’s bases-loaded walk plated Pregeant to give the Dolphins their first lead of the day.

Rowan answered by scoring a run on a sacrifice fly in the sixth to tie the game at three.

In the bottom of the sixth, Tyler Cook singled and advanced on a walk by Davis Stephens. Cook scored on a single by Bryan Broussard and Stephens scored on a bases-loaded walk by Jacob Singletary to give Delgado the 5-3 lead and eventual win.

Tyler Velino pitched into the fifth inning before Kaile Levatino closed the game to earn the win.

In game two, the Dolphins plated five runs on six hits in the second inning, including RBI singles by Cameron Senior, Cade Pregeant, and Josh Alexander and an RBI double by Bryan Broussard. A two run single by Rowan’s Jack Peacock in the second put the Dukes on the board.

A two-run single by Josh Alexander in the fourth plated Senior and Pregeant, who reached on singles. Jhonnathan Ferrebus doubled to score Alexander to expand the Delgado lead to six. Rowan stringed five hits in the fifth to add two runs. The Dukes plated three in the sixth to cut the Delgado lead to 8-4.

Delgado’s Bryan Broussard and Josh Alexander singled to open the sixth before Jacob Singletary walked to load the bases. Ferrebus’ two run single plated two with Singletary scoring on Cole Stromboe’s sacrifice fly. Ferrebus scored on a single by Jake Kaufmann.

The Dukes sent nine batters to the plate in the bottom of the sixth to score three, as well as capitalizing on a leadoff error in the seventh for a final run before Delgado closed the 12-8 win for the sweep.

Turner Toms pitched 5.2 innings and struck out six with Connor Matherne, Caleb Dreux, and Aidan Murphy appearing in relief.

Delgado (20-4) will face Waubonsee College in a 1:00 EST doubleheader Saturday at the Wide World of Sports Complex to close its Disney Spring Training Invitational appearance.

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