Baseball Captures Game One Of Saturday Doubleheader
MORAGA, Calif. – Cabe Reiten had three RBI in the first inning and Brock Slavin hit a solo home run in the eighth as Gonzaga University baseball took the morning affair 6-3 over Saint Mary’s College in Saturday’s doubleheader at Louis Guisto Field.
GU improves to 17-23 overall and 12-7 in the West Coast Conference. Saint Mary’s spirals to 13-28 overall, 5-11 in league.
Gonzaga scored four runs in the opening inning off left-handed pitcher Ryan Brockett. Mitchell Gunsolus (walk), Payden Cawley Lamb (single) and Jimmy Sinatro (walk) reached to load the bases with two outs for Reiten. The sophomore then connected for a double to left field to clear the base paths.
Reiten scored on the next play as Cory LeBrun singled up the middle.
Saint Mary’s cut the lead to 4-3 before Gonzaga cushioned its lead in the eighth on Slavin’s homer. With one out, the senior hit his second collegiate home run over the right field fence, giving GU a 5-3 edge.
Caleb Wood drove in the Zags sixth run of the game in the top of the ninth. Gunsolus led off with a walk and trotted home on Wood’s double to left field.
Anthony Villa and DonAndre Clark each had an RBI for SMC. Clark’s three hits paced the Gaels.