Mills does it again as Warriors dominate
Ore. – Beau Mills (left) tied a school
record for the second time this season
by hitting three home runs in one game
and stretched his hitting streak to 16
games as the Lewis-Clark State College
baseball team swept a Region I
doubleheader from Concordia by identical
9-3 scores on Sunday.
The Warriors, 34-3 overall, and 14-1 in
Region I play, are 7-0 against Concordia
this season and will try to make it 8-0
when the two collide on Monday.
Concordia is 14-19 overall and 9-10 in
Region I action.
Mills hit three home runs in the opener,
marking the second time he accomplished
the feat in 10 days. He hit three home
runs on April 6 in a 12-5 win over Dixie
State. Mills has now hit 10 home runs in
his last 11 games and 20 for the season,
which ties him for sixth on the LCSC
single-season home run mark.
Mills led off the fourth inning with a
home run for the Warriors’ first run of
the game and then sparked a six-run
fifth inning with a two-run blast. He
added another two-run home run in the
ninth inning to complete the scoring. He
finished the game 3-for-3 with three
runs scored and five RBI. He also walked
twice in the game.
Brent Wyatt drove in two runs, while
Jessie Mier and Zach Evangelho added two
Mike Miller (2-0) and Matt Duryea
combined on a five-hitter for LCSC.
Miller went six innings and allowed
three hits and two runs. He also struck
out five. Duryea allowed two hits and a
run in the final three innings.
In the second game, Brad Schwarzenbach
and Brian Parker combined on an
eight-hitter with 14 strikeouts.
Schwarzenbach went the first four
innings and allowed four hits and two
runs. He struck out four and walked one.
Parker went the final five innings and
allowed four hits and one run. He struck
out 10 and didn’t allow a walk.
The Warriors hit three home runs in the
contest to score all nine of their runs
in the first three innings. Travis
Georgius hit a two-run shot in the
second inning to make it 4-0, while Kyle
Greene added a two-run single to make it
In the third inning, Mike Rivera led off
with a home run and Ryan Wholey added a
two-run blast for a 9-0 lead.
Greene led LCSC with three RBI, while
Wholey and Georgius added two hits and
two RBI apiece.
LCSC also had five batters hit by
pitches during the game.