Delgado sweeps Southwest Mississippi in Thursday doubleheader
Delgado swept Southwest Mississippi in a doubleheader Thursday at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium.
In the first game, Southwest Mississippi scored on an RBI single for the first run of the game in the third inning. In the bottom frame, Connor Feustle reached as a hit batter, advanced on a walk and wild pitch, and scored on a ground ball to tie the game 1-1.
Delgado took a two run lead in the fifth on a two run single by Ross Scelfo that scored Connor Feustle ad Tyler McManus for the 3-1 lead. Southwest Mississippi added two in the seventh on a two run single by Will Ford to tie the game at 3-3.
The game remained tied until the ninth when Connor Feustle led off with a single, advanced on a hit batter and intentional walk to load the bases before Grant Schulz scored on an infield error to give the Dolphins the 4-3 extra inning win.
Dwain Varisco earned the win on the mound in relief of starter Noah Fontenot and Brock Theriot.
Delgado struck first with a run in the third inning of game two when Beau Freeman reached on a single and scored on a double by Brandon Briuglio. In the fourth, Southwest’s Will Ford’s single plated Britt Netterville to tie the game 1-1.
The Bears added two runs in the fifth to take a 3-1 lead. In the bottom of the fifth, Grant Schulz’s two run single plated Lyall Ball and Connor Feustle, who reached on a double and single to tie the game. Delgado added three runs in the sixth following a leadoff walk by Ross Scelfo, Jonah Manuel reaching as a hit batter, and Brandon Duhon reaching on a bunt single to load the bases.
Beau Freeman and Connor Feustle’s bases-loaded walks added rwo runs and Brandon Briuglio’s sacrifice fly plated Delgado’s sixth and final run enroute to their 6-3 win over Southwest Mississippi.
David Theriot earned the win with Brock Daniels picking up the save.
Delgado will host Jones in a 1:00 doubleheader Saturday at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium.
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