Mar 19, 2009 | Dan Thompson | 202 views
Terriers Shock Triton College
Boca Raton, FL
Graeme Carey hits two run bomb in 6-1 Terriers victory!
After a day off Wednesday, the Terriers got back into the swing of things early and often with a four run first inning, and then cruised to a 6-1 win over the Triton College Trojans, (IL). Triton College was the school attended by Kirby Puckett, Lance Johnson outfielder for 13 years in the big leagues mostly with the St. Louis Cardinals and Jeff Reboulet a 10 year big leaguer primarily with Minnesota Twins.
Brandon Dailey got the early rally going with a lead off single. After Dailey stole second, Joel Stubbs walked, setting the table for Tanner Nivins, who hit a towering two RBI triple to right center field. Cleanup hitter Donovan Latour followed with a walk, setting up a first and third double steal of home and a 3-0 Terriers lead. The lead moved to 4-0 after hits by Jeff Hunt and Chandler McLaren. Jeff had a big day at the plate with three hits.
Starter Aaron Bain went three impressive shut out innings. He struck out five Trojans, and did not walk a batter before handing the ball over to Matt Betts. The first pitch Matt delivered was a home run, but he settled in after that with two innings of solid work.
The big blow of the game for the Terriers came in the top of the fourth. With Brandon Dailey at second base after a walk and a steal, Graeme Carey blasted a home run over the left field fence for two RBIs.
Lefty Riley Bohar came on to pitch the sixth and seventh innings to salt away the 6-1 Terriers victory.
Once again, this game was highlighted by several outstanding defensive plays by shortstop Brandon Dailey.
The win moves the Terriers March break record to 5 and 2. They will wrap up their trip Friday with a double header, then fly back to the great white north Saturday.