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Mountain Lions Lose First Game, Tie Second of Double-Header

4/5/2013 —

In the first game of a double-header against Penn State Fayette, Penn State Wilkes-Barre (2-3 PSUAC and overall) got off to a quick start by scoring the first run. Penn State Fayette responded by scoring seven runs in four innings. Wilkes-Barre got several players on base in the final inning of the first game but was only able to cut the lead to 7-4. Meyers led the Mountain Lions with three hits, one run, and one RBI. Matt Kempenski added two hits and two RBIs for Wilkes-Barre. Jonathan Zionce faced 27 batters in 5.1 innings, while only allowing four earned runs and seven hits.

In the second game, Penn State Fayette got out to a four-run lead after the first inning. The Mountain Lions (2-3-1 PSUAC and overall) fought their way back into the game by cutting the lead to 5-4 after the fourth inning. In the 7th inning, Fayette scored one more run, and then Wilkes-Barre tied the game by scoring two runs in the bottom of the inning. The game ended in a tie at 6-6 due to lack of daylight. Meyers had four hits, one run, and two RBIs for the Mountain Lions. Ronald Missal had three hits, one run, and two RBIs. Penn State Wilkes-Barre's next double-header is Saturday, April 6th at Penn State Beaver.

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