Gold Evens Series At 1-1 With 13-4 Win

Oct. 3, 2003

Home runs by Ben Johnson, Brent Lillibridge and Kyle Larsen lifted the Gold team to a13-4 win over the Purple team Thursday evening at Husky Ballpark as the two teamsevened the Fall World series at one win apiece. The Fall World Series is a set of sevengames that close out the Huskies' fall practice season.

The Gold Huskies, coached by assistant coach Gregg Swenson, jumped to a 2-0 lead in thefirst inning when Taylor Johnson led off with a walk and scored on Ben Johnson's homer.

In the Gold's seven-run third inning, redshirt freshman second baseman Matt Tucker hadthe big hit, clearing the bases with a three-run double to give his side an 8-0 lead. In thefourth, with two outs and none on, Lillibridge and Larsen belted back-to-back solohomers.

Larsen finished 3-for-4 with three runs, a double, a homer and an RBI. Lillibridge was 2-for-3 with three driven in and Tucker went 2-for-4 with four RBI. Freshman catcherMatt Lane added two hits and two runs whiile freshman third baseman Tyler Mach alsonotched two bases hits.

The Purple, headed by assistant coach Travis Jewett, scored its first run in the bottom ofthe third when Greg Isaacson doubled, moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on aNick Burnham sacrifice fly. All of the Purple's three other runs came in the sixth whenNick Batkoski singled, Tyson Sixkiller walked and Curt Rindal singled to load the bases.The runs came across on a Richie Lentz walk, a Josh Showers single and a walk toBen Campbell with the bases loaded.

Sophomore Matt Kasser worked four innings, fanning six, for the win. Jamie Hawkinsthrew three innings to pick up a save. Keaton Everitt suffered the loss.

The series continues Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m.

Fall World Series Game TwoOctober 2, 2003, Husky Ballpark

Gold Team AB R H BIT. Johnson, cf 2 2 0 0B. Johnson, lf 3 1 1 2Lillibridge, ss 3 2 2 3Larsen, 1b 4 3 3 1Lane, c 3 2 2 1Mach, 3b 4 1 2 0Tucker, 2b 4 1 2 4Allan, dh 3 0 1 1 Kuehl, dh 1 0 0 0Kilborn, rf 2 1 0 0 Warner, ph-lf 2 0 0 0Totals 31 13 13 12

Purple Team AB R H BIIsaacson, 2b 4 1 2 0Burnham, rf 2 0 1 1 Campbell, ph-rf 0 0 0 0Hathaway, c 2 0 0 0Batkoski, 3b 4 1 1 0Clem, lf 1 0 0 0 Sixkiller,ph-rf 1 1 0 0Rindal, 1b 4 1 1 0Lentz, dh 2 0 0 1Bauer, ss 3 0 0 1Jiles, cf 1 0 0 0 Showers, ph-cf 2 0 1 0Totals 26 4 6 3

Gold 207 301 0 -- 13 13 0Purple 511 201 x -- 4 6 1

2B - Tucker, Lane, Larsen, Isaacson.HR - Lillibridge, B. Johnson, Larsen.

Gold Team IP H R ER BB SOKasser (W) 4.0 2 1 1 3 6Hawkins (S) 3.0 4 3 3 3 1

Purple Team IP H R ER BB SOEveritt (L) 2.1 5 9 8 3 3Conover 4.2 8 4 4 1 3

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