Wright State Takes Game One Over Baseball

Jonny Miller (Photo by Ron Stevens)
Jonny Miller (Photo by Ron Stevens)

Wright State scored seven runs in the first two innings and beat the Youngstown State baseball team 19-2 in game one of a three game series on Friday evening at Eastwood Field.

The Raiders scored their seven out of 19 runs in the first two innings on three hits, four walks and two batters hit by a pitch.

YSU's two runs came in the bottom of the third. Jonny Miller and Frank Califano started the inning with back-to-back singles to put runners at the corners, and Miller scored on a balk. Califano went to third on a Jason Shirley ground out and scored on Alex Larivee's ground out to third to make the score 7-2.

Wright State scored four runs in the fourth, two runs scored in the sixth, three in the seventh, one in the eighth and two more in the ninth.

Califano and Miller both had two hits, and Larivee and Anthony Rohan had the other two to lead Youngstown State

Matt Morrow had three hit, including a two-run homer, for Wright State, which won its 30th game.

YSU and Wright State return to the field tomorrow for the second game of the three game series starting at 2 p.m. at Eastwood Field.