GREENVILLE, Ill -- The baseball team evened their conference record at 3-3 with a sweep of Fontbonne on Tuesday in Greenville. The Panthers scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to gain a 3-2 game one win before taking the nightcap 7-5.
Fontbonne grabbed the early advantage in game one with a first inning homer. Jesse Getz gave Greenville a lead off home run in the bottom of the first to cut the deficit in half.
In their last at bat, Travis Ralls hit a two-run single to give Greenville the win.
Pitcher Bryce Pearce went all seven innings, permitting two earned runs, and he improved to 1-1 with the win.
Game two saw Fontbonne score once in their opening at bat. In the bottom of the first, Shane Olmsted gave Greenville a run when his hit was misplayed by the centerfielder. Greenville tacked on another run via Klaiton Wolff's sacrifice fly.
A five-run second inning was all Greenville needed for the rest of the night.
Fontbonne rallied with a pair of runs in the eighth and ninth innings.
Austin Marsh gained the win on the mound as he improved his mark to 2-2. He pitched into the seventh innning and permitted three runs, two earned, on six hits and four walks.
The Panthers (11-11, 3-3 SLIAC) travel to Blackburn on Friday.