College Baseball: Tigers Sweep Hannibal-LaGrange

Hannibal (Mo.) — The Iowa Wesleyan baseball team swept a pair of games yesterday in Hannibal, Missouri, defeating Hannibal-LaGrange 5-4 and 17-2.

In game one Riley Rankin had two hits, while Froymer Ortega scored two runs.

Wesleyan jumped out to a 3-0 lead thanks to a first inning double by Julian Figueroa.

Javier Rivera was the winning pitcher for the Tigers, working four innings allowing four runs only three earned.

Carter Fletcher picked up the two inning save, striking out one.

In game two Wesleyan scored five runs in the first inning and eight in the second rolling to the easy victory.

The Tiger offense belted out 19 hits in the rout.

Jackson Van Roekel earned the win for the Tigers, hurling a sparkling 6.2 innings, yielding just two hits and two runs while striking out two.

Wesleyan improved to 15-26 with the sweep.

The team will play today against Culver-Stockton with first pitch scheduled for 3:00 p.m.