JDCC baseball rallies to defeat PSC Wednesday after big seventh inning
From staff reports
The Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk baseball team ended their three-game losing streak Wednesday at Pensacola State as they claimed an 8-7 win over the Pirates. With the win, JDCC moved to 3-5 overall.
Leading 2-0 after the top of the second and 2-1 after two innings, PSC used a three-run third inning and one run in the fourth to build a 5-2 lead over JDCC.
From there, JDCC scored one run in the fifth and used a five-run seventh inning to take an 8-5 lead. PSC added one run each in the seventh and ninth innings, but JDCC held on to earn the win by one run.
In the strong seventh inning for JDCC, a passed ball scored Gregory Ciangiatto to give Warhawks the lead for good.
Tyler Joyner got the win in relief for Warhawks. Joyner pitched four innings and allowed two earned runs.
Warhawks’ Brandon Davis, Dake Rivers and Brandon Bilek combined for five hits and three RBIs. Bilek was 3-for-4 with a double and one RBI while Rivers was 1-for-2 with a double. Davis went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a homerun. John-Mark Cosby also had the hot bat for JDCC as he went 1-for-4 with a triple and one RBI. Ciangiotto was 1-for-4 for JDCC while Heath Young was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Chad Simmons had one RBI.
Riley Hodge got the start on the mound and the no decision for JDCC as he went four innings and allowed six hits, five earned runs, walked one and struck out five.
Joyner went the next four innings and allowed six hits, two runs, both earned, walked two and struck out seven.
Chase Laney claimed the save as he went the final inning and struck out two.