ACCC baseball team to start conference play

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March 12, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Allen County Community College’s Red Devils didn’t get to play baseball Thursday because of wet field conditions. They did play last weekend at home and went 2-2.
The Red Devils are 6-4 overall. They open Jayhawk Eastern Division play Saturday with a doubleheader at Coffeyville, starting at 1 p.m.
Allen County will play at home next week twice in Jayhawk East action. The Red Devils host Cowley County Tuesday at 3 p.m. and have Highland coming in on Friday at 2 p.m.
Information on the ACCC baseball teams’ last five games player reached the Register office Tuesday afternoon.
To catch up with the Red Devils:
Iowa Western defeated the Red Devils twice last Sunday. The first game was a blowout as the Reivers of Council Bluffs, Iowa, pounded out 18 hits in a 23-3 win.
It took just five innings starting with a seven-run first. The Reivers scored nine in the third inning to further things along.
Four pitchers threw for Allen County and issued nine walks. Matt Stalcup, Bryan Couch, Zac Chase and Nick Fountain had stints on the mound for ACCC.
Allen County scored single runs in the second, third and fourth innings. Stefaan Jefferson hit a solo home run with two gone in the second.
Micheal Schell’s single drove in a run in the third. Jefferson scored after walking, two groundouts and a passed ball in the fourth. The other hit for ACCC in the game was a single by Marcus Peavler.
Iowa Western scored six runs in the first inning and one more in the second for a a 7-2 in in the second game Sunday. Allen County’s runs came in the third inning.
With one out, Bryce Williams singled and Wyatt Hall drew a walk. Peavler delivered a two-run double to right with two outs.
Williams had two base hits in the game. Michael Samuel, Hall and Ben Lawson each had a base hit.
Kyle Grana, Ben Pearson and Aaron Burke pitched for ACCC. Grana gave up seven runs on five hits, two walks and a hit batter. Pearson pitched 41⁄3 innings of scoreless baseball with one hit, two hit batters and three strikeouts. Burke pitched 12⁄3 innings. He allowed two hits, walked one and struck one out.
Allen County won its home-opening doubleheader last Saturday, defeating Brown Mackie 9-4 and 10-0.
In the first game, Cody Wren got the pitching victory in relief of starter Dylan Bowman. Bowman went three innings, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts.
Wren threw three innings and gave up two runs on three hits and struck out five. John Michael Moore pitching the seventh inning, walked one and struck out one.
After a 1-1 first inning, Allen County scored four runs in the second. The final two came on a home run by Connor McCrite. McCrite also had two singles. Bretton Ater hammered an RBI double ahead of McCrite.
In the fourth, Allen County scored three runs. Curtis Bunch and Schell reached on walks and a wild pitch allowed one run to come across. Brayden Brumley doubled in a run, stole third base and scored on a wild throw.
The Red Devils added a run in the fifth.
Brumley had a double and a single and Bunch had two singles. Ater doubled. Hitting a single each were Peavler, Riley Price, Jefferson and Hall.
Leading 2-0 after three innings in the second game, Allen County plated six runs in the fourth. They added two runs in the fifth.
Peavler had a two-run double and Ryan Fike, who had two singles, drove in two runs in the fifth. McCrite, Miles Sanderson, Samuel and Williams each had a single.
Brad Alberts started the game and worked two hitless, scoreless innings. He walked four and struck out three. Devin Hess got the win as he pitched two innings, allowed two hits, walking two and striking out two. Fountain threw one inning, allowing no hits, walked one and struck out three.
On March 4, the Red Devils lost 10-9 to host Seminole, Okla., Community College. It was a nine-inning game; Seminole rallied to score twice in the eighth to win the game.
Allen County had 15 hits. Hall had a solo home run in the fifth to put ACCC up 7-3. He also had a single.
Credited with a single and a double each were Peavler, Fike and Samuel. Price had two singles and Ater doubled. Hitting a single each were Bunch, Schell, Brumley and Jefferson.
David Ormiston was the losing pitcher, going four innings and allowing three runs on five hits, four walks and one hit batter. He struck out nine.
Mark Thompson pitched two-thirds of an inning, giving up three runs on three hits and one hit batter. Couch worked three innings, surrendering four runs on four hits and one hit batter. Wren pitched one-third of an inning.

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