Seniors, Marshall And Skelhorne-Gross, Lead The Way In 8-5 Win
Submitted By Dan Thompson on Tuesday, March 13, 2007
On yet another sun drenched day in south Florida, the Terriers got off to a great start and rolled to an 8-5 victory over Union County Community College.
Short stop Chad Marshall set the tone early taking the second pitch of the game over the right field fence for his first home run of the season. Jeff Skelhorne-Gross, followed with a double then Brent Mitchell singled, scoring Jeff. Brian Burton drew a walk, then advanced on a Jeff Hunt fielders choice.
Joel Stubbs then doubled counting 2 RBIs. The Terriers lead 4-0 after half an inning. Union County bounced back with two runs of their own in the bottom half of the first off starter Brad Furdal.
Chad Marshall lead off the second inning with a double,and was singled home by DH, Jeff Skelhorne-Gross. Jeff finished with a four hit day and 3 RBI. Union County tied the score in the bottom of the second 5-5. The Terriers bounced back in the 4th with another run on a Brian Burton RBI. The Terriers tacked on 2 more runs in the top of the seventh with hits coming from Joel Stubbs and Terrell Alliman.
Brad Furdal gave way to Tyler Fischer in the fourth. Tyler pitched out of two jams in the fifth and sixth, highlighted by several defensive gems by short stop Chad Marshall. Brent Mitchell also had an outstanding game behind the plate,throwing out four Union County baserunners.
Following the game the team worked out for 2 hours under the direction of ex-Major Leaguer Rob Ducey. Once again, the Terriers are grateful to Rob for making the 4 hour trip down from Tarpon Springs.
Next up for the boys, a day at Universal Studios in Orlando, then a game Thursday versus Patrick Henry CC. LHP Nathan Linseman gets the start for the Terriers