More late-inning magic in Gettysburg baseball win

Gettysburg broke open an extra-inning tie with a four-run eighth yesterday afternoon in Hershey, defeating the Trojans by a score of 6-2. 

Bryce Rudisill’s two-run homer put the Warriors ahead in the first extra frame before his teammates tacked on two more insurance runs.

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Both teams started off strong, with Gettysburg scoring two runs in the first inning and Hershey answering back with two runs of their own. That’s where the game remained after the regulations seven innings.

Rudisill also had a triple for the Warriors, as did Wes Coolbaugh. Shortstop Wyatt Sokol had a pair of singles.

For Hershey, standout performances came from Will Pries, who had one hit, an RBI, and one run scored, and Seth Wildasin, who had a hit and scored the other Trojan run. 

On the pitching side, Gettysburg’s Tegan and Carson Kuhns combined for the win. Tegan threw five innings, allowing two runs, four hits, one walk, and striking out seven batters. Carson then took over for the last three innings, giving up three hits and striking out three. 

For Hershey, Patrick Scheib pitched into the eighth. Overall, he surrendered five hits and three runs while striking out eight. 

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