Baseball Drops Opener of DH at Alma 6-5 - Second Game Suspended Tied at 2-2
Friday, April 19, 2013
ALMA - Calvin dropped the opening game of a doubleheader with Alma Friday afternoon at Klenk Park 6-5. The second game was then tied 2-2 after two-and-a-half innings before darkness suspended play. The resumption of game two has not yet been announced.
In the opener, Calvin (10-17 overall, 9-8 MIAA), held a 5-2 lead but Alma scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 6-5 lead and then held scoreless the rest of the way to hang on for the win.
Junior Jeff Victor (Holland Christian HS) took the loss for Calvin to fall to 2-3 on the year. Junior Jack Jorgenson (Milwaukee Lutheran HS) also tossed one inning of relief.
Senior Ben Cok (Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a double and three walks while junior Kyle Spoelma (South Christian HS) had a double and drove in a run.
In game two, Calvin scored both of its runs in the second inning as freshman Jordan VanderWall (South Christian HS) drove in one run on a sacrifice fly and freshman Michael Kamp (Chicago Christian HS) drove in another run on a single. Grant VanderWall (South Christian HS) went the first two innings before play was haulted in the bottom of the third.
Calvin is scheduled to host Alma in a doubleheader on Monday at 2 p.m.