Fairfield, IL – The Frontier Community College baseball took two games from Shawnee CC last Saturday. The Bobcats won the series 2 games to none. Game one was an offensive explosion with Bobcats putting up 18 runs in just 7 innings taking the game 18-3. Game two was much more competitive with the Bobcats coming out on top with an 8-4 victory. With the wins the Bobcats finish the season with an 18-26-1 record and just missing the Region-24 tournament by a game and a half. When asked about the season Coach Benton had this to say "Very proud of this group, especially the sophomores. Going from a 3 win season a year ago to 18 is definitely steps in the right direction, this sophomore class showed a lot of guts and have a lot to be proud of."
4-Hit Day For Troy Davis As Frontier Skirts Past Shawnee
Four hits from Troy Davis (Carthage, TX) helped lead Frontier past Shawnee 18-3 on Saturday. Davis singled in the second, tripled in the third, singled in the fifth, and singled in the fifth.
Frontier opened up scoring in the first inning. Matthew Espinosa (Dallas, TX) drove in two when he homered.
Frontier notched seven runs in the fifth inning. The offensive onslaught by Frontier was led by Adrian Martinez (Toa Alta, PR), Chris Iltshishin (Waterloo, ON), Grey Briggs (Henderson, TX), and Davis, all driving in runs in the frame.
Brice Stuteville (Rockport, IN) got the start for Frontier. He lasted five innings, allowing six hits and three runs while striking out three and walking one.
Frontier hit two home runs on the day. Kenny Otero (West palm beach, FL) had a dinger in the third inning. Espinosa went for the long ball in the first inning.
Frontier tallied 15 hits. Davis, Bryan Soto (Vega Baja, PR), Otero, and Iltshishin all had multiple hits for Frontier. Davis led Frontier with four hits in four at bats. Frontier stole 12 bases during the game as five players stole more than one. Soto led the way with three.
Frontier Downs Shawnee, 8-4 In Game Two
Frontier wins contest against Shawnee, 8-4
Frontier opened up scoring in the second inning, when Troy Davis (Carthage, TX) doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Brady Schnarr (Waterloo, ON) was on the mound for Frontier. He surrendered four runs on eight hits over five innings, striking out five and walking one.
Frontier tallied ten hits in the game. Otero, Davis, and Bo Robison (Union County, KY) all had multiple hits for Frontier. Otero led Frontier with three hits in four at bats. Frontier didn't commit a single error in the field. Lawson Clayton had ten chances in the field, the most on the team.
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