BELMONT, N.C. – The Belmont Abbey baseball team scored 12 runs in the nightcap against the No. 5 ranked Trojans Saturday. The Crusaders are now 8-10 this season with a 3-4 Conference Carolinas record. Mount Olive improves to 12-2 on the year and 5-0 in league play.
#5 Mount Olive 4, Belmont Abbey 1
Four different Crusaders recorded hits for The Abbey.
Ben Gobbel recorded The Abbey's only RBI.
Griffin Baker tossed 6.2 innings striking out six.
#5 Mount Olive 15, Belmont Abbey 12
The Crusaders scored nine runs on the fifth inning.
Ben Gobbel led the Crusaders with two hits.
Patrick Taylor drove in three runs in the game.
Richard DeLaCruz scored three times for The Abbey.
Belmont Abbey starter Sam High pitched 3.1 innings collecting four strikeouts.
Parker MacPhail collected four strikeouts in his two innings of relief.
The Crusaders will play at Wingate Tuesday, March 5 at 6 PM.