HU baseball team pounds Goshen in doubleheader Thursday

A total team effort of 24 runs and 27 hits resulted in the Huntington University baseball team's trampling of host Goshen in a doubleheader on Thursday, April 1.

Huntington steamrolled the Maple Leafs 12-1 in the first contest and then beat up on the hosts 12-5 in the second game.

Mitch Bowers had the win for HU in the opener with 10 strikeouts, no walks and just two hits.

Adam Christner had three hits and one RBI. Andrew Drummond, Ryan Shell and Jamon Hammel each finished with three RBI, with Drummond's coming on a home run.

Huntington started the match strong, scoring five runs on three hits in the first inning. HU would widen the gap to 7-1 by the end of the fourth, and would score five more runs to secure the win.

Goshen started things off in the second contest with a 2-0 lead after the first inning, but Huntington wouldn't let a Maple Leaf victory happen as HU hit home five times in the second inning to take control of the game. In the fourth, Huntington scored four more times, to which Goshen responded with three runs in the bottom of the inning. The Foresters still pushed harder, topping the game off with three runs in the sixth inning to seal the deal.

Cody Walters had the win for Huntington, allowing five runs on five hits and three walks, all while striking out two.

Travis Frantz had three hits and Eric Harpring took four RBI.

HU is 12-10 overall and 5-1 in the Mid-Central Conference.