Oct. 17, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Scarlet takes a 2-1 lead in the series and game four is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Bill Davis Stadium (free admission).
IN THE BOX SCORE
For Scarlet, Tyler Cowles had another multi-hit game, going 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBI, while Conner Pohl was 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBI. Scottie Seymour also had a pair of hits with two runs scored and a RBI. For Gray, Jake Ruby had two hits with a double and Dominic Canzone had a RBI single.
SCARLET TAKES THE EARLY LEAD
Team Scarlet scored two runs on three hits and two Gray defensive miscues in the bottom of the second. Singles by Cowles and Dillon Dingler started the scoring chance. A RBI grounder by Bo Coolen plated the first run. A dropped fly ball by the Gray team put another runner on base. With runners on the corners, a safety squeeze worked out for Scarlet as the toss to the dish was dropped for a second Gray error and give the home team a 2-0 advantage.
GRAY GETS ON THE BOARD
The Gray team scored a run in the top of the fourth when a wild pitch allowed Jacob Barnwell to slide underneath the tag at the plate to make the deficit 2-1.
SCARELT ADDS ON
Four hits by the Scarlet bats made it a four-run lead through four innings. Seymour lined a RBI single to left and Pohl knocked a two-out, two-run double to the gap in right center for the 5-1 score. A solo shot by Tyler Cowles in the bottom of the fifth scored a sixth Scarlet run.
A RBI single by Canzone made it four-run deficit, but Scarlet bounced right back with three more run in the bottom of the sixth when Pohl drove in his third run on a RBI single and Cowles scored two more on a two-run knock.
ON THE MOUND
LONSWAY (Scarlet): 4.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
VANCE (Gray): 3.1 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
JAHN (Scarlet): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
CALVERT (Scarlet): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
SMITH (Gray): 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
WOODBY (Gray): 1.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
MAGNO (Scarlet): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
REMAINING SCARLET AND GRAY SERIES GAMES
Game 4: Friday, Oct. 20 – 6 p.m.
Game 5: Saturday, Oct. 21 – 2 p.m.
Follow @OhioState_BASE on Twitter for in-game updates and check back at OhioStateBuckeyes.com for postgame recaps and stats.