Foresters take series from Grace

 The Foresters made it a series sweep by taking a second doubleheader from Grace College 7-3 and 7-1.

In the opener, HU hurler Michael Dalton took a shutout into the seventh inning before giving up three runs in Grace's final at-bat. Dalton improved to 4-1 on the season with the complete game victory. He gave up three runs on six hits and a walk while striking out three.

The Foresters took a 1-0 lead in the second and added a pair in the fourth, sixth and seventh innings to put the game away. Alex Rinearson and Adam Farris both had two hits in the game including a double. Zach Crooks led HU with two RBI.

In the nightcap with the scored tied 1-1, the Foresters put five on the board with two outs in the inning. Farris got things started with a single and Andrew Drummond knocked him in with a gapper to right-center. Two walks and a hit-by-pitch later, Austan Kas delivered the big blow with a three-run double down the leftfield line. HU added one more in the seventh to earn the series sweep.

Drew Taylor (1-3) pitched a complete game for the win. He allowed one run on four hits and he struck out four. Thad Frame was the lone Forester with two hits in the contest.


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