(London, Ontario) – On Sunday afternoon, the Falcons Men's Baseball team (13-7) defeated the George Brown Huskies (1-19) by scores of 19-1 and 10-0, both in 5 innings. Fanshawe is in a tie for second place in the OCAA Baseball standings and will head to the OCAA Provincial Championship October 21-22 at Humber College.
In game one, Fanshawe's pitcher Tyler Rymal started off the Falcons right with three strikeouts in the first inning. Fanshawe started the bottom of the inning with a pair of singles and then a two RBI double by Quinton Twohey gave the Falcons a 2-0 lead. The Falcons sent a total of 11 batters to the plate and scored five runs to take a commanding 5-0 lead. In the second, the Falcons scored another two runs but again left the bases loaded to end the inning. In the top of the third, George Brown scored a run but in the bottom half, Fanshawe's Twohey scored another run to put the Falcons back up seven. In the fourth, Fanshawe put up an 11 spot and Fanshawe would go on to win by a final score of 19-1. Fanshawe's Tyler Rose (2-0) pitched one scoreless inning for Fanshawe for the win.
In game two, Fanshawe's leadoff double by Tyler Wood came around to score to give the Falcons the early lead. Fanshawe would finish the first inning with three runs on two hits and head to the second up 3-0. In the second, Travis Helps would hit his second RBI single of the game to score Carlos Arteaja and push the Falcons lead to four. After a scoreless third, the Falcons would score two in the bottom of the fourth and lead 6-0. Starting pitcher Robert Doyle would go four innings and strikeout nine batters, a Fanshawe record for strikeouts in a game. In the bottom of the fifth, after the Falcons loaded the bases, Arteaja would hit a bases clearing triple to put the Falcons up 9-0. He would come around to score on wild pitch and Fanshawe would win the game 10-0 in five innings. Andrew Calic (1-0) would take the win for the Falcons.
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