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[APRIL 4, 2005]  Seventh-ranked Parkland College rolled to a doubleheader victory over Lincoln College in baseball action at Lincoln Saturday afternoon, winning the first game 14-3 and taking the nightcap 11-6. Parkland now stands at 24-7 while Lincoln College falls to 7-9. The two teams meet Sunday afternoon in Champaign.

In the opener, Parkland banged out 10 hits and was aided by wildness on the part of the LC pitchers, as seven batters reached base being hit by a pitch. The Lynx pitchers also gave up three walks and the defense committed five errors. Parkland broke the game open in the sixth inning with six runs.

Colar was the winning pitcher for the Cobras while Matt Miller took the loss. Miller pitched five innings, giving up just two hits, but walked two and hit five. He gave up six runs, four earned. Rich Ennis and Kyle Bruce each pitched one inning for the Lynx. Adam York, Bryant Wright and Brian Rynearson each had two hits in the opener, with York scoring a run and driving in one. Wright scored one run. Brad Hall and Jake Jones had the other Lincoln hits.

In the second game, Max McCorvie suffered the loss, pitching the first two innings, giving up three hits and six runs, five earned. He walked four and struck out none. Jarad Otloe pitched three innings, allowing a pair of hits and one run with one walk and a strikeout. Colton McClellan pitched 1/3 inning before leaving with an injury, and Blaen Fletcher pitched the final 1 2/3 innings, allowing a pair of hits and one run with three walks.

Hall and Jason Williams each had two hits for the Lynx, with Hall scoring a pair of runs and driving in one while Williams also had a RBI. Lincoln managed nine hits in the second game with Wright, Jones, Rynearson, Tyler Casson and Kyle Killenger collecting one each.

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First game

Parkland College     011 316 2 - 14 - 10 - 1
Lincoln College       101 100 0 - 3 - 8 - 5

Colar (W) & Tofflemire; Miller (L), Ennis (6), Bruce (7) & Alex Brown, (Wright (4).

Second game

Parkland College     231 104 0 - 11 - 10 - 3
Lincoln College       220 110 0 - 6 - 9 - 3

O'Dszski (W) & Tofflemire; McCorvie (L), Otloe (3), McClellan (6), Fletcher (6) & Wright.

[Bill Martinie, Lincoln College]

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