Penn State Wilkes-Barre Baseball Splits Double-Header at PSU Hazleton
Penn State Wilkes-Barre (2-6 PSUAC and overall) played Penn State Hazleton very close the entire first game of a double-header. The game was tied 2-2 in the 4th inning until Hazleton scored two more runs. Despite the great effort by Wilkes-Barre to come back, they fell by a final score of 6-2. Matt Kempenski had one hit and one RBI for Wilkes-Barre. Jonathan Ashton pitched six innings and had five strikeouts and only three earned runs.
In the second game of the double-header Penn State Wilkes-Barre (3-6 PSUAC and overall) was able to hold on and win after scoring nine runs in the first four innings. Wilkes-Barre won with a final score of 9-6. Kerry Meyers had two hits, two runs, and one RBI for Wilkes-Barre, while Eric Ringsdorf had two hits and two runs as the designated hitter. Rob Reilly pitched all seven innings and had three strikeouts, three walks, and six earned runs. Penn State Wilkes-Barre plays their next double-header at home vs. Penn State Mont Alto.