(NORTH CANTON, Ohio) – The bats for Walsh heated up a chilly Good Friday as the Cavaliers pounded out 24 runs in a sweep of Davis & Elkins in G-MAC action at Biery Stadium. The Cavaliers (13-9, 7-3) defeated the Senators (4-23, 0-10) by scores of 10-2 and 14-1 on the day.
In game one, Walsh trailed 1-0 until the eighth inning. The Cavaliers opened up the frame by loading the bases before Eric Conner provided the go-ahead heroics with a grand slam to center field. The Walsh bats weren't done either as they added four more runs in the inning.
Brenden Spaulding followed with a sacrifice fly to score Andrew Czech to make it 5-0 before Jacob Beachy brought both him and Avery Janning home on a round trip over the left field fence. Alec Graves brought in Ross Etgen all the way from first on a double down the left field line to close the frame.
Czech added a pair of insurance runs as he belted one over the flag in right field in the top of the ninth that also scored Conner.
Nick Bebout started the game and recorded the win after he allowed just one run on five hits and a walk with three strikeouts in seven innings of work. He improved to 3-0 on the season.In game two, Walsh jumped out early to a 4-0 lead and pounded out nine runs in the final frame to leave no doubt to the outcome of the game.
Conner added another home run that made it 4-0 in the third, while Czech highlighted the final frame with a grand slam.
Hyatt Shenefield evened up his season with a complete game. He allowed the one run on six hits with five strikeouts to go to 2-2.
Walsh will be back in action tomorrow with a doubleheader against Alderson Broaddus. First pitch is set for 11 a.m.