NEWBERG, Ore. - The Lewis & Clark baseball team dropped two games to the George Fox Bruins on Saturday afternoon in Northwest Conference action. The Bruins won game one 21-3, before taking the second 12-3.
The Pioneers fell behind 4-0 in the bottom of the first, but managed to cut the deficit in half in the top of the second. Eric Hyun and Andrew Traver both came around to score on a single by Liam Healey to right field that led to a double due to a Bruin error.
The Bruins tacked on 15 more runs to take a 19-2 advantage into the sixth inning. The Pioneers plated their final run of the contest in the top of sixth with Corey Davis knocking in Matthew Cathcart with a single to left. George Fox closed out the game with two more runs for the 21-3 victory.
George Fox once again earned a large lead before Lewis & Clark could get on the board, taking an 8-0 lead heading into the fourth.
Lewis & Clark scored all three of its runs in the top of the fourth with Hayden Higger knocking in the first run with a single to center. A fielder's choice allowed Hyun to come around to score moments later. Jake Costantino single to right drove in the final run of the inning, bringing Higger around.
The two sides will finish the series on Sunday, March 3 at 12 p.m. at George Fox.