HAMPTON, VA. – The Apprentice School baseball team completed a three-game sweep of Fulton Montgomery Community College with an 11-0 win on Tuesday night at War Memorial Stadium.
Sophomore Ethan Halberg earned his first victory of the year throwing six innings and allowing only one hit, a leadoff single to Justin Andujar in the first, while striking out four. Sophomore Will Miller closed the game allowing a pair of hits in the seventh, but preserved the shutout.
The Builders broke into the scoring column in the first with a pair of runs as Corey Gallaway doubled down the left field line to score Ryan Wagner and Andrew Yonta who had singled and was hit by a pitch respectively. In the second, the Builders scored five runs as Yonta highlighted the inning with a two-run double and Gallaway had another run-scoring double to close out a 7-0 lead.
In the third, the Builders scored two more as a Chris Scarola ground out scored Andrew Hooper who had doubled and Scarola later scored on an errant pickoff attempt. In the sixth, they scored the final two runs as Yonta doubled to left scoring Chris Kennedy and Jared Belcher reached on a force out to score David Sebera.
Yonta was 3-for-3 with three RBIs on the night, while Kennedy, Gallaway, Hooper and Chris Perry had a pair of hits each. Gallaway also drove in three runs with his two doubles in the game.
Apprentice School (16-6) now will host NCAA Division III 16th-ranked Tufts University in a doubleheader on Saturday starting at 12:30 pm.
- Thursday's scheduled doubleheader with Southern Maine CC was cancelled. It will not be made up.
- The Builders moved up two spots in the latest USCAA Coaches Top 20 from seventh to fifth. Click here for the latest USCAA poll.