Stanley's Bases Clearing Double Ignites Eagles

Zach Stanley drove in four runs in a 8-5 win.

Game Details
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Clarksville, Ark. / Lonnie R. Qualls Field 

Game Result: University of the Ozarks 8, Ouachita Baptist University 5

Zach Stanley's bases clearing double in the third inning gave the Eagles the lead for good and helped Ozarks push past NCAA II Ouachita Baptist University 8-5 Tuesday afternoon. Ouachita Baptist jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and added another run in the fourth, but the Eagles plated two runs in the bottom half of the second. Stanley and Rey Lozano had RBI to make it 5-2. In the third, Stanley delivered his big hit to right field to bring home all three runners on base. With the Eagles leading 6-4, Chase Edwards ripped an RBI single up the middle to drive in another run. Edwards gave the Eagles an insurance run in the sixth on a RBI single to right field. The Eagles pitching staff kept the Tigers off the board in the final four innings to secure the win. The team's defense proved to be tough as it recorded four double plays in the game. Stanley finished 2-for-4 with four RBI and Edwards was 2-for-3 with two RBI. Jacob Tamayo received the win and Corey Steward notched the save.

University of the Ozarks (13-20)
Ouachita Baptist University (17-24)

 Pitching Decisions:
WP: Jacob Tamayo (W, 2-2) 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO
LP: Hunter Gautreaux (L, 0-1) 2.1 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO

Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
2nd Inning
Swartz doubled down the lf line.
Stephens singled down the rf line; Swartz advanced to third.
Stephens stole second.
Stanley grounded out to 2b, RBI; Stephens advanced to third; Swartz scored.
Lozano grounded out to 2b, RBI; Stephens scored.
Ebarb grounded out to 3b.

3rd Inning
Liveoak struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b.
Aguirre singled to second base.
Edwards walked; Aguirre advanced to second.
Varner singled up the middle; Edwards advanced to second; Aguirre advanced to third.
Swartz walked, RBI; Varner advanced to second; Edwards advanced to third; Aguirre scored.
H. Gautreaux to dh.
L. Scaggs to p.
Stephens reached on a fielder's choice; Swartz advanced to second; Varner advanced to third; Edwards out at home p to c.
Stanley doubled to left field, 3 RBI; Stephens scored; Swartz scored; Varner scored.
Lozano grounded out to 2b.

4th Inning
Ebarb grounded out to 3b.
Liveoak grounded out to 2b.
Aguirre walked.
Aguirre stole second.
Edwards singled up the middle, RBI; Aguirre scored.
Varner grounded out to ss.

6th Inning
Ebarb reached on an error by 3b.
Liveoak out at first 1b to 2b, SAC, bunt; Ebarb advanced to second.
Aguirre singled through the right side, advanced to second; Ebarb out at third rf to c to 3b.
Edwards singled to right center, advanced to second, RBI; Aguirre scored, unearned.
Varner struck out swinging.

Zach Stanley recorded his sixth double and his 23rd RBI of the season. His RBI season-high is five, set against Spalding.
Corey Steward notched his fourth save of the season.

Up Next: The Eagles will host Louisiana College in a three-game series April 18-19. Friday's game, the senior class will be honored as part of Senior Day.