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Saints Open AEC Tournament with Tight Loss to Immaculata

Saints Open AEC Tournament with Tight Loss to Immaculata

TOWNSHIP, Pa. - The Marymount baseball team dropped a tight pitchers' duel in the first round of the AEC tournament on Wednesday afternoon. 

The Saints will get another chance to keep the season alive on Thursday, looking to put a spark on the offensive end. 

Notables

  • Ryo Fabre pushed across the lone run for Marymount, going 2-for-4 with an RBI double in the contest. 
  • Bryce Smith had a strong 2-for-4 day at the plate for the Saints in the opener with two singles. 
  • Jimmy Baker knocked three singles in the contest, good for a 3-for-4 slate on the day. 
  • Despite picking up the loss to fall to 6-4 on the year, senior Drew Mead threw a strong 8.0 innings of work on the mound. Allowing just one earned run on four hits, Mead struck out three Mights Macs batters in the game. 

How It Happened

  • After falling behind 1-0 early, the Saints rallied back to tie the game up in the top of the fourth. After Smith knocked a leadoff single and was quickly moved over via a sacrifice bunt from Ryan Maylie, Fabre came through with two outs to give the Saints their first run in the tournament. 

What's Next

  • Marymount will play Gwynedd Mercy in an elimation game tomorrow, May. 12 at 9:00 AM, looking to stay alive in AEC play.