Bruins' late rally downs Puget Sound

Photo by Chris Lund
Photo by Chris Lund

NEWBERG, Oregon – George Fox pushed three runs across the plate in the eighth inning to beat Puget Sound, 6-3, on Saturday afternoon.

The Bruins (17-17, 12-12 NWC) scored two runs in the first inning, but the Loggers (11-22, 7-17 NWC) began to chip away in the fifth.

Ricardo Barraza and Nolan Wiler led off the fifth inning with consecutive singles. Wiler was thrown out trying to steal, but Connor Dunn walked to put runners on the corners. Jack Gries lifted a sac fly to left field, cutting the deficit to 2-1.

The Bruins got the run back in the home half of the stanza, but Puget Sound tied the game with two runs in the sixth inning.

Corey Roberts led off with a walk and advanced to third base on Mason Quinlan's single to centerfield. Quinlan took second base on the base hit. Riley Hunter' two-run single up the middle tied the score, 3-3.

The game remained tied until George Fox scored three runs on two hits in the eighth inning.

Quinlan finished the game 2-for-4 at the plate, marking his eighth multi-hit game of the season.

Puget Sound hosts Whitworth during senior weekend, starting on Saturday, April 29.

 

 

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