The Seneca baseball team captured a pair of wins in recent days, taking an Interstate Eight Conference game from Dwight and a non-conference game against Marquette.
Seneca beat Dwight 7-3 behind the pitching of Austin Applebee. He went six innings allowing seven hits and four walks while striking out two. None of the three runs he allowed were earned. Brandon Pasdertz pitched the seventh inning in a non-save situation.
At the plate, Logan Pifer was 2-for-3, Trent Nugent was 1-for-4 with an RBI and both Brian and Brent Bergeson each homered.
For Dwight, Karsen Koppman had three hits and an RBI at the plate.
Against Marquette, Seneca won 7-5 behind the complete-game pitching effort of Josh Rohder. In seven innings he allowed five runs (three earned) while allowing 11 hits and walking four. He struck out one.
Pifer was 2-for-4 at the plate while Brent Bergeson homered and Applebee added an RBI double.
Cody Harvey was the losing pitcher for the Panthers. In 6 1/3 innings he allowed three earned runs on 11 hits while walking three and striking out five.
Garrett and Lardi had a hit each for GSW.
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Abby Horrie was the winning pitcher. She went all five innings to get the win. She allowed four hits and a walk while striking out one.
At the plate, Makayla Residori was 1-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI, Sydney Hernandez was 1-for-1 with an RBI and Jordan Kirk was 1-for-1 with a run scored.
“This was an all-around good game for us,” GSW coach Jon Posing said.
TRACK AND FIELD
Seneca host 6-team meet
The Lady Irish won the home meet with a team score of 239, which was well ahead of Plano’s 93. Seneca turned in 12 first-place finishes on the day.
Seneca firsts came from: the 400 relay team (:55.04); Caroline Collet in the 3200 (13:05.46); Lexi Wilkinson in the 100 hurdles (:17.19); the 800 relay team (1:55.45); Collet in the 1600 run (6:03.08); the 1600 relay team (4:32.32); Rylee Anderson in the high jump (5-0); Cortney Helms in the long jump (10-00.25); Wilkinson in the triple jump (33-01); Madison Warning in the pole vault (9-03); Alex Autry in the discus throw (104-0) and Rebecca Henry in the shot put (33-0).
On the boys side, Seneca was third with 96 points. Plano won the meet with 199 1/2 points.
Finishing first for Seneca was: Ross McCormick in the 3200 run (10:33.74) and Cameron Ward in the pole vault (10-09).