Northwest Nazarene 11, Saint Martin’s 4
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In game one, Northwest Nazarene’s first four hitters went 11-for-17 with seven RBI and eight runs scored as the Crusaders opened up an 11-0 lead on the Saint Martin’s and cruised to the 11-4 victory. Chandler Tracy led the way for the Saints going 3-for-4.
In game two, the Saints had the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning (the last inning of the game in game two of a doubleheader) but Crusaders’ reliever Sean McDonald struck out Tracy looking to get the save. The Saints opened the scoring with a run in the second inning but River Ridge alum Jon Matos erased the lead with a three run homer in the third. The Saints answered back with two runs in the fourth but the Crusaders scored two of their own in the fourth and held on for the 5-3 win.
The sweep flip flops the Saints and Crusaders in the GNAC standings. Coming into the game, Saint Martin’s was in second but the losses drop them to 10-14 and tied for third. Meanwhile, Northwest Nazarene jumps to second place at 12-14.
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