No. 25 BYU Takes Down Lions

first_img“We had great energy as a team today,” BYU head coach Mike Littlewood said. “We’ve had different guys step up all year and today it was Keaton Kringlen, Carson Matthews and Ryan Sepede. Blake Inouye came up huge today and all weekend for us as well.” LMU (27-20, 14-10) responded with a three-run homer in the bottom of the fourth, but BYU gained two back in the fifth. Kringlen again came through at the plate, this time hitting a two-run shot to left to push the lead to 7-3. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOS ANGELES – No. 25 BYU baseball hit a pair of big home runs to propel the Cougars to a 10-3 win against LMU on Saturday at Page Stadium. Game Summary Keaton Kringlen hit his first triple and first home run of the season for three RBIs, a season highCarson Matthews hit a three-run home run over the Blue Monster, a 37-foot wall in left fieldBYU allowed just four hits, the Cougars’ sixth game allowing four or fewer this year May 4, 2019 /Sports News – Local No. 25 BYU Takes Down Lions Player Highlights Tags: BYU Cougars Baseball/WCC The scoring opened in the fourth inning for BYU (31-12, 15-6) in a big way as the Cougars put five runs on the board. Jackson Cluff singled, then came home on a triple by Kringlen. Sepede hit an RBI-single, Danny Gelalich singled, and then Matthews cashed in, taking a 1-0 pitch up and over the 37-foot-high wall in left field, a three-run shot. BYU will next play a non-conference game at San Diego State, facing the Aztecs at 6 p.m. PT on BYU Radio and ESPN 960 AM. Robert Lovell Keaton Kringlen: 2-5, 3B, HR, 2 R, 3 RBIJackson Cluff: 2-4, 2B, BB, SB, 2 R, 2 RBIBlake Inouye: W (1-1), 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K Written by BYU added a few insurance runs late in the game, including an infield single by Brock Hale that scored Gelalich. In the ninth inning, Noah Hill hit his first-career triple and Hale walked, setting up a two-RBI double by Cluff to round out the scoring. Starter Justin Sterner gave up just one hit for the Cougars, but it was worth three runs. Inouye, Drew Zimmerman and Mitch McIntyre combined to allow just three hits the rest of the way. Inouye earned his first win of the year, collecting five strikeouts in just three innings.last_img read more

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