Wednesday, March 21, 2012
QUINCY - Grandview bats came alive against the Jackrabbits yesterday as the Greyhounds won 7-3 with a complete game pitching effort from Derek Swearingen.
Swearingen faced 34 batters in his seven innings of work, giving up five hits and three runs, only one of them earned. He struck out eight.
Swearingen also excelled at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and a stolen base.
"Derek had a pretty good game," said Coach Matt McKinstry. "He delivered on both sides of the plate."
The game started out shaky for Grandview with the Jackrabbits getting three runs in the first frame. The Greyhounds didn't answer until the third inning, when they tied the score with three runs.
They added two more runs each in the fifth and seventh innings. Grandview came away with 10 hits for the game, including four doubles.
Erik Sauve went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs. Edgar Delgadillo also went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
Leadoff man Anthony Perez did his job, getting on base twice in four at-bats and scoring both times. In addition to a hit, he reached on an error. He also racked up a stolen base.
Grandview (3-0, 3-1) next plays a double header at home against Wapato on Saturday, March 24.